Environmentalists sighed in disappointment after a Florida Senate bill banning the sale and trade of shark fins was amended last week, weakening its original intent.
A new analysis of population trends among coastal sharks of the southeast U.S. shows that all but one of the seven species studied are increasing in abundance. The gains follow enactment of fishing regulations in the early 1990s after decades of declining shark numbers.
A thorough understanding of movement patterns of a species is critical for designing effective conservation and management initiatives.
Un commentaire prônant le « shark cull » posté sur Instagram par le Floridien à la suite de la mort d’un bodyboadeur attaqué par un requin à la Réunion enflamme la Toile.
New research reveals that the distributions for these nine striking species are much smaller than we previously assumed
Kiribati has set up a large shark sanctuary to help protect the species across much of the central Pacific.
Cites votes for new measures to control the trade in silky and thresher sharks, hunted for their fins, and devil rays, whose gills are prized as a medicinal ‘cure’