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.
Posts Categorized: Sharks
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.
Even with the strictest protections, it will take decades for manta rays to recover from the unsustainable overexploitation they have experienced.
Some commercial fishermen use drift gillnets to sweep the ocean and end up collecting not only intended species of fish, but also “bycatch”, other unintended sea life like whales, dolphins, sharks, sea turtles and seals.