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More Species of Shark & Rays May be Protected

We recently posted about a report by the journal Marine Policy which estimated that around 100 million sharks are being killed each year in the commercial fisheries, a rate far higher than is sustainable for most shark species.  On Monday, delegates to the Convention on the … Continue reading

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One Hundred Million Sharks Killed Each Year – and Why it Matters

A new report, published in the journal Marine Policy, assesses the the impact of commercial fishing on sharks and estimates that around 100 million sharks are being killed each year.  The rate is higher than sustainable for most shark species and is … Continue reading

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