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Mexico Passes Shark Finning Ban

In a surprising move, the Mexican government has published sweeping new regulations and protections for sharks, including a shark finning ban, an extension of...

Four Times more Sharks caught than Officially Reported

Three to four times as many sharks are killed for their fins as are reported in the official figures.Researchers looked at trade in shark...

New Hammerhead Shark Found

When the genetic make-up of globally distributed marine species are studied, it is often found that there are significant differences between populations. The differences...

Shark Travels from Africa to Australia and Back

A great white shark, nicknamed Nicole, has made the journey between South Africa and Australia and back in under nine months. The new...

No More Shark Fishing in Red Sea

A recently issued Eyptian decree will finally ban shark fishing in the Red Sea. This gives the conservation association HEPCA the legislative means to...