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August, 2019

  • 7 August

    Industrial fishing behind plummeting shark numbers

    A team of researchers has discovered that sharks are much rarer in habitats nearer large human populations and fish markets. The team also found that the average body size of sharks and other marine predators fell dramatically in these areas, where sharks are caught and killed intensively for their meat …

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April, 2019

  • 16 April

    Sharks more vulnerable than originally thought

    Total number of sharks and rays caught annually by small-scale fisheries in the South West Indian Ocean is estimated to be 2,500,000 individuals — 73% more than officially reported.