Defenders of Wildlife helps train Peruvian officials and agency representatives on how to identify sharks to ensure compliance with CITES.
Posts Categorized: Sharks
Shark Week shines a spotlight on the threats facing sharks and other ocean life, including the president’s recent executive order calling for the “review” of several marine sanctuaries and marine monuments that could have dire impacts on ocean habitat.
Whether you love them or fear them, sharks get a lot of attention every summer when vacationers hit the beach and shark encounters make the news.
We’re pushing for new proposed regulations to help protect thresher and silky sharks from the devastating impacts of international trade.
The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.