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Oceana documents species and habitats, monitor illegal fishing and propose new protected areas.
Proposing new marine protected areas, from the Arctic to the Mediterranean.
We are working to reduce overfishing and destructive fishing gears.
Protecting marine creatures in risk such as turtles and sharks.
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Combating the effects of climate change on the oceans and advocating for clean energy.
We want oceans free of mercury, oil and other pollutants.
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Some shark populations have declined up to 99%.
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United Nations backs global call for landing sharks with fins attached
Each year, the fins of up to 73 million sharks are traded – the EU is the largest exporter of shark fins to Hong Kong and mainland China
Oceana: Parlamentarians support strict ban on shark finning
Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament calls for sharks to be landed with fins attached.
Oceana: European Parliament to decide future of shark finning
Tomorrow, the European Parliament Fisheries Committee votes on closing loopholes in deeply flawed shark finning ban.
Oceana reveals economic costs of shark finning ban negligible when compared to public investments
European shark fishing fleet has received at least € 117 000 000 in EU subsidies.
Oceana calls for freeze of unmanaged shark catches
Around 100 000 vulnerable shortfin mako sharks are caught every year in the Atlantic.
Oceana: Threatened sharks and rays granted critical protection in the Mediterranean
Ten species – including hammerheads, tope, and shortfin mako – will now be strictly protected under the Barcelona Convention.
EU moves one step closer to a complete ban on shark finning
Environment Committee adopts MEP Zanoni’s Opinion to further strengthen Commission proposal.
Oceana: Shameful European inaction on shark protection
EU delays decision on protecting threatened Mediterranean sharks and rays – for the third time.
European Union failing threatened mediterranean sharks
The EU, with the largest reported shark catches in the world, is blocking other Mediterranean countries from protecting threatened sharks.
Oceana Applauds ICCAT Decision to Protect Vulnerable Silky Sharks
ICCAT Makes Half-hearted Attempt to Protect Overfished Mediterranean Swordfish.
Shark alert. Revealing Europe's impact on shark population
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Oceana: Deep-sea sharks still in deep trouble
October 10, 2014
Oceana: ICCAT’s status quo stance boots eastern bluefin tuna recovery but condemms sharks
November 25, 2013
Oceana report unveils hidden shark catches
November 19, 2013
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