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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On April 6 and 7, government officials from across Micronesia gathered for a workshop in Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia, to explore how to ensure the enforcement of the Micronesia Regional Shark Sanctuary, as well as to discuss larger fisheries management challenges, including illegal, unreported, and unregulated vessels. Read More
Shark sanctuaries are useful tools for coastal and island governments seeking to reduce shark mortality in theirwaters. At least 100 million sharks are killed in commercial fisheries every year. Sanctuary designations typicallyprohibit the commercial fishing of all sharks, the retention of sharks caught as bycatch, and the possession, trade,and sale of sharks and shark products within a... Read More
Momentum continues to build for the conservation of certain shark and ray species, with good news coming out of the February meeting of the governments that have signed on to the Sharks Memorandum of Understanding from the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). Read More