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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Seeking to protect significant sources of tourism revenue that are also culturally and ecologically vital species, two Pacific island nations announced new commitments to safeguard sharks and rays in their waters. The announcement came during the June 5 to 9 U.N. Ocean Conference in New York. Read More
Because many shark species are highly migratory, even those that spend part of their lives in protected waters might swim far from those areas, leaving them vulnerable to fishing nets and hooks. That’s partially why 63 million to 273 million sharks are killed every year in the world’s fisheries. Read More
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