This World Oceans Day, Defenders offers a glimpse at the critical role our oceans play in not only marine life, but all life on our planet and the work we are currently undertaking to protect these precious ecosystems.
Posts Tagged: shark finning
Defenders will continue to support proposals that will ban shark finning and further shark conservation efforts.
Sharks are critically important to our ecosystem, but more work needs to be done to protect this vulnerable species.
After outcry from state officials and conservationists, the National Marine Fisheries Service is backing off an attempt to nullify state bans on shark fins. But what next?
It’s a “man bites shark” story. Despite sharks’ fearsome reputation, which has caused many a beachgoer a frisson of fear, in truth, sharks are in far more danger from humans than humans are from sharks.