Poor Publicity and Taste for the Exotic Put Sharks on Danger List

Publication: The London Times

Author: Hannah Devlin

08/30/2006 - Sharks face a grave risk of extinction because the ruling body on European fishing is attempting to weaken the restrictions on finning, conservationists say. The Shark Alliance, which includes leading oceanographers and environmentalists, says that a third of the 130 species in Europe are on the threatened list and that another 20 per cent are in immediate danger of joining them.Read the full article on the London Times' Web site.

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