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February, 2020

  • 5 February

    $1 million worth of shark fins seized at Miami port

    U.S. government officials found 1,400 pounds of shark fins worth $1 million hidden in boxes in Miami, Florida, according to CNN. The dried fins arrived from South America and were likely headed to Asia, the AP reported.

January, 2020

  • 30 January

    We fear sharks, but humans are the real predators

    Greenpeace investigator Sophie Cooke spent a month at sea observing the hidden practices behind many of the deaths of 100 million sharks every year. Read more

  • 29 January

    Recreational fishers catching more sharks and rays

    A new study by an international team of scientists reveals that recreational catches of these fishes have gradually increased over the last six decades around the world, now accounting for 5-6 per cent of the total catches taken for leisure or pleasure. Read more

September, 2019

August, 2019

  • 29 August

    50 tonnes of blacktip sharks end up in fishermen’s nets

    According to fishermen, around 100 gillnet boats have caught around 50,000 kilograms of the same species of shark in only two days.  

  • 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 …

July, 2019