News from shark advocates international

Jun 11, 2014, 06:45 ET

Countries Propose Global Protection for Rays, Regional Conservation for Sharks

 Shark Advocates International is welcoming an unprecedented suite of proposals from Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) to...

Nov 22, 2012, 08:42 ET

Stronger Shark Finning Ban Endorsed in Landslide Vote by European Parliament

 Conservation groups are celebrating today's European Parliament vote to close loopholes in the European Union ban on shark finning (slicing...

Oct 31, 2012, 08:05 ET

New Study Reveals Alarming Declines in Pacific Shark Populations

 Research published today in the journal Conservation Biology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the status of Pacific shark...

Oct 31, 2012, 00:40 ET

New Study Reveals Alarming Declines in Pacific Shark Populations

 Research published today in the journal Conservation Biology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the status of Pacific shark...

Oct 06, 2012, 09:10 ET

U.S. and Mexico Among 37 Countries Pursuing Shark and Ray Trade Measures

At least 37 countries, including the United States and Mexico, have proposed protections for ten shark and ray species under the Convention on...

Mar 30, 2012, 20:06 ET

Pacific Tuna Commission Protects Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, Not Whale Sharks

 Fishing nations of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) today agreed to protect oceanic whitetip sharks based on a...

Nov 25, 2011, 12:16 ET

Nations Agree to Protect Giant Manta Rays

UN Conservation Convention Accepts Ecuador Proposal to List Largest Living Rays Shark Advocates International is heralding today's agreement by...

Jul 13, 2011, 07:53 ET

Largetooth Sawfish Declared an Endangered Species

U.S. government will grant strong protection for rare shark-like ray Shark Advocates International is applauding the National Marine Fisheries...

Apr 28, 2011, 19:14 ET

Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks Declared Overfished in U.S. Atlantic

Federal agency concurs with estimate of 83% population decline, triggering new measures Shark Advocates International is highlighting a new...

Dec 06, 2010, 19:04 ET

Shark Advocates International: Scientists Spotlight Western & Central Pacific Sharks

Scientific recommendations for improving information on population status and fishing of sharks will be considered this week at the annual meeting...

Nov 27, 2010, 09:10 ET

Unprecedented Shark Conservation Action taken by Atlantic Tuna Commission

ICCAT Protects Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, Limits Hammerhead Fishing & Improves Mako Measures Shark Advocates International is welcoming...

Jun 26, 2010, 13:56 ET

Sherman the Shark Takes Stand Against Finning

Today, at the Aquarium of the Bay, shark advocates mark the launch of a new exhibit and shark conservation appeal featuring Sherman, the loveable...

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