Creative Commons: Bernard Dupont
Shark Attack: shifting hearts and minds in South Africa on the urgent need to protect sharks and rays. April 6, 2020
South Africa is a country rightly recognised for its rich ocean culture. It is also a country that undoubtedly struggles with negative perceptions about sharks in its waters.
Cutting the kill count March 25, 2020
Makos were among a record number of shark and ray species listed by CITES in 2019
When it comes to shark MPAs, size really does matter January 23, 2020
Saving Indonesia’s manta rays - a people story December 2, 2019
The Indonesian government banned catching Manta rays in 2014, following their listing on Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendix II in 2013. An SCF-funded project has been assisting fisher communities find alternative livelihoods and food, to turn regulation into on the water conservation.
EU and US Prevent Vital Protections for Endangered Mako Sharks November 27, 2019
North Atlantic ban endorsed by 16 countries - including Japan and China - thwarted in ICCAT meeting
It’s make or break for Atlantic makos at international tuna meeting this week The fate of a remarkable shark is in the EU’s hands November 18, 2019
European Union (EU) fishing vessels are still landing endangered Atlantic mako sharks, essentially without limit. The international body capable of regulating high seas Atlantic mako catches considers new restrictions this week.