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[Santa Jaws has come early with our Christmas Appeal]

Santa Jaws has come early with our Christmas Appeal

28 Nov 2018

December is just around the corner and our Christmas Appeal has already hit 67% funded, Christmas has definitely come early for sharks!
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[World’s Fastest Shark Headed for Disaster]

World’s Fastest Shark Headed for Disaster

20 Nov 2018

CROATIA// Fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) have failed to address continued overfishing of mako sharks or strengthen the regional ban on shark finning.
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[HAPPY HALLOWEEN]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

31 Oct 2018

In the deepest darkest parts of our oceans lies a whole other world! One where ghosts, goblins and lanterns of a different kind dwell.
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[Stronger Finning Ban Agreed for Mediterranean Sharks]

Stronger Finning Ban Agreed for Mediterranean Sharks

26 Oct 2018

ROME, ITALY// In a groundbreaking decision, fishing nations gathered for the annual meeting of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) have adopted an EU proposal to strengthen the regional ban on “finning”.
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[Targeting Arctic Shark Banned by North Atlantic Fishery Managers]

Targeting Arctic Shark Banned by North Atlantic Fishery Managers

21 Sep 2018

ESTONIA// Fishery managers have taken conservation action for the Greenland shark - the species thought to have the longest lifespan of any vertebrate. Image © Saul Gonor, Seapics.com.
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[Shark Trust and Bear Grylls Adventure]

Shark Trust and Bear Grylls Adventure

25 Jul 2018

UK// We have a long history of working with responsible aquariums and we recognise the many positives that aquariums bring in changing attitudes and supporting marine conservation. We’re working with The Bear Grylls Adventure team to help develop education for their guests and to help build a conservation story into their new dive experience.
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[New project seeks Welsh volunteers to help save one of the world’s rarest sharks]

New project seeks Welsh volunteers to help save one of the world’s rarest sharks

17 Jul 2018

WALES// In an exciting collaboration between fishers and conservationists, a new project focused on demystifying the threats and history of the Critically Endangered Angelshark off the coast of Wales, launches today. Image © Michael Sealey.
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[Shark Focus Magazine: Summer 2018 - out now!]

Shark Focus Magazine: Summer 2018 - out now!

27 Jun 2018

WORLDWIDE//Our very latest Shark Focus Magazine (Issue 60) will be making its way to Shark Trust members soon.
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[Open letter to the media]

Open letter to the media

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.
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[Turkey Takes Sweeping Action to Protect Endangered Sharks & Rays]

Turkey Takes Sweeping Action to Protect Endangered Sharks & Rays

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.
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