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With more nations considering creating shark sanctuaries, new research shows that strict fishing bans can help predator populations recover rapidly, as has been the case on a remote Australian reef.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Did you know that some shark populations have declined due to overfishing" Did you know that some once-declined shark populations have recovered" If you"re like my twitter followers, it"s likely that you"ve heard the bad news, but have not heard the...
The 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP12) today accepted the proposal by Samoa and Sri Lanka to list the blue shark on CMS Appendix II, acknowledging that the species is currently under threat and would...
Approximately 20 million Blue Sharks are killed each year, propelling Samoa and Sri Lanka to jointly propose to place the species on a special global list asking countries to conserve them and protect their habitat. Click on the link below to read...
Recreational fisheries can play a significant role in the population dynamics of threatened fish species, but have received much less research and management attention than commercial fisheries. Land-based anglers are a group of recreational fishers...