The plight of sharks and the work of Pew’s Global Shark Conservation Campaign has been documented through videos, reports, fact sheets and other material that you can find below.
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Sharks and rays worldwide could use another month like April. While populations of both animals still face heavy threats from illegal fishing and overfishing worldwide, many will benefit from the conservation progress of the past month. Read More
A recent study published in the journal Biological Conservation has found that sharks and rays contributed US$114 million to the Bahamian economy in 2014, with 99 percent of this value generated by the shark and ray tourism sector. The new research contributes to a growing recognition that shark conservation provides significant economic benefits in addition to critical conservation value. Read More
To stay alive and keep oxygen flowing through their gills, some shark species must swim constantly. That’s pretty much how The Pew Charitable Trusts’ shark conservation team felt throughout 2016 as we spanned the globe—from the U.S. and the Caribbean to China, Africa, and remote Pacific islands—securing major policy wins to protect numerous species of the megafauna that... Read More