Our work helps to protect shark species, or populations, threatened with extinction.
By regulating trade in species that cross international borders, CITES can be a valuable tool in reducing over-exploitation and driving national management plans for sharks.
We’ve been working to better protect angelsharks - one of the most threatened family of sharks - for over a decade.
Over the past century populations of all 5 species of sawfish have drastically declined. Find out more about these enigmatic species and our work to support their conservation.