Defenders will continue to support proposals that will ban shark finning and further shark conservation efforts.
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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.
Working with organizations in the international fishing community is one way that we work to spread awareness about important issues and alternative methods to cut down on practices that can impact endangered species like sharks.