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17 May 2018
Over the last week the UK media has displayed an unhealthy fixation on sharks. This phenomenon is nothing new – 'White Sharks stalking British Beaches' tabloid stories have almost become an annual fixture of the British summer. However the willful ignorance of facts in this week’s headlines is concerning.
20 Apr 2018
UK// A year after denouncing Turkey for the landing of 30 Endangered Giant Devil Rays, the Shark League is applauding the country for announcing protections for this and 13 other species of rays and sharks.
21 Nov 2017
MOROCCO// Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the ICCAT have failed to adopt recommended limits to protect shortfin mako sharks from overfishing or strengthen the regional ban on shark finning.
17 Nov 2017
WORLDWIDE// Our very latest Shark Focus Magazine – Issue 59 – will be making its way to Shark Trust members next week.
11 Oct 2017
LONDON// Scientists associated with the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) today released their report on the status of Atlantic mako shark populations, revealing serious overfishing and depletion in the North Atlantic.
24 Aug 2017
Conservationists call for Mako Shark fishing ban as new population assessment reveals serious overfishing in North Atlantic.
05 Jul 2017
WORLDWIDE// In our 20th anniversary year, our Summer issue of Shark Focus opens with a look at how we’ve evolved over the last two decades, bringing together a wide range of contributors.
02 Jun 2017
A Conservation Strategy for the three species of Critically Endangered angel shark in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean has today been unveiled by a coalition of organisations. Image © Tom Young.
15 Mar 2017
LONDON// Conservation groups are calling for answers and action in relation to the landing in Turkey of 30 Giant Devil Rays in contravention of Mediterranean agreements to protect the Endangered species. Image © Project Aware, Daniel van Duinkerken.
20 Jan 2017
UK// Well, we’re three weeks into Dry January. All around is the thudding sound of people falling off wagons and the queues at the gym grow shorter by the day! It’s time to rescue what’s left of our New Year’s resolutions and make plans for the remainder of 2017.