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WWF says study raises further concern for sharks and rays

A major study re-assessing the IUCN Red List status for all sharks, rays and chimeras reveals that over 1/3 of all these species are...
Stingray (Dasyatis pastinaca) caught in fishing net, Sardinia, Italy, July 2008

2.6 Billion Global Trade in Shark and Ray Meat

US$2.6 billion global trade in shark and ray meat revealed. Better rules and transparency needed to fight overexploitation More than 200 countries and territories are...
Fourth Element

Sharks and Rays Facing Extinction

Nearly 40 sharks and rays reclassified as threatened, including one species of ray already possibly extinct (25 March 2021) New updates on the conservation status...
4000 chemical compounds found in Great Barrier Reef turtles

4000 chemical compounds found in Great Barrier Reef turtles

Studies have found 4000 chemical compounds found in Great Barrier Reef turtles Raises concerns about Reef chemical contamination hotspots, other wildlife, and human health  Toxic chemicals are accumulating...
SAVE THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE

SAVE THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE 

NEW CAMPAIGN URGES AUSTRALIANS TO GIVE UP TORTOISESHELL TO SAVE THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE Australians are being urged to surrender their tortoiseshell products, such as jewellery,...
Milne Bay

300 Species of Sharks and Rays Threatened with Extinction

The WWF reports that are than 300 Species of Sharks and Rays Now Threatened with Extinction New assessments by the International Union for Conservation of...
Sabah’s Shark Researchers Build on Global Study for Conservation

Sabah’s Shark Researchers Build on Global Study for Conservation

WWF-Malaysia are conducting research in Sabah that is building on a global endeavour by leading shark researchers. The Global FinPrint Project, which ran from 2015-2019,...
Sharks Functionally Extinct in 20% of World’s Reefs

Sharks Functionally Extinct in 20% of World’s Reefs

Global FinPrint survey finds sharks to be functionally extinct in 20% of world’s reefs A ground-breaking global survey of reef shark populations has found an...
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