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[Shark Fishing Decisions at Atlantic Tuna Meeting Fall Short]

Shark Fishing Decisions at Atlantic Tuna Meeting Fall Short

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.
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[Shark Focus: Issue 59 - out soon!]

Shark Focus: Issue 59 - out soon!

17 Nov 2017

WORLDWIDE// Our very latest Shark Focus Magazine – Issue 59 – will be making its way to Shark Trust members next week.
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[Scientists Report on Mako Shark Overfishing, Advise North Atlantic Ban]

Scientists Report on Mako Shark Overfishing, Advise North Atlantic Ban

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.
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[Conservationists Call for Mako Shark Fishing Ban: New Population Assessment Reveals Serious Overfishing in North Atlantic ]

Conservationists Call for Mako Shark Fishing Ban: New Population Assessment Reveals Serious Overfishing in North Atlantic

24 Aug 2017

Conservationists call for Mako Shark fishing ban as new population assessment reveals serious overfishing in North Atlantic.
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[Shark Focus: Issue 58 – out now!]

Shark Focus: Issue 58 – out now!

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.
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[New Conservation Strategy launched to safeguard angel sharks in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean]

New Conservation Strategy launched to safeguard angel sharks in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean

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.
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[Endangered Devil Ray Landings in Turkey Denounced]

Endangered Devil Ray Landings in Turkey Denounced

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.
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[Shark Trust’s New Year’s Resolutions]

Shark Trust’s New Year’s Resolutions

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.
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[Shark Focus: Issue 57 – out now!]

Shark Focus: Issue 57 – out now!

11 Jan 2017

WORLDWIDE// The winter issue of our Shark Focus magazine, exclusively for Shark Trust members, is out now. The digital version is also available - just login to your member account to download and start reading today!
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[Saving angels: new plan aims to conserve Critically Endangered Angelshark]

Saving angels: new plan aims to conserve Critically Endangered Angelshark

15 Dec 2016

UK & CANARY ISLANDS// An Action Plan to save one of the world’s most threatened shark species from extinction was today unveiled by a partnership of leading conservation organisations. Image © Tom Young.
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