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Some shark populations have declined up to 99%.
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Oceana seeks protections for sharks and swordfish at ICCAT meeting at Turkey
International Demand and Illegal Fishing Threaten Existence of Oceans Top Predators
Oceana applauds european protection of porbeagle sharks
Porbeagles are estimated to have declined by up to 99% in the Mediterranean.
Despite urgent need, Mediterranean countries, Commission choose delay over protection for disappearing sharks and rays
With 41% of the sharks and rays threatened, the Mediterranean is the most dangerous sea for these species.
Mediterranean countries must adopt urgent protection for disappearing sharks and rays
Sharks such as porbeagles and shortfin makos declined in the Mediterranean by up to 99% during the 20th Century.
Oceana urges European Commission to amend deeply flawed shark finning ban
EU accounts for 14% of the world’s reported shark catches.
Oceana bemoans failure of 2010 as International Year of Biodiversity
Outcome of Nagoya COP10, Cancun Climate Change Summit, OSPAR, among others, highlights inability of world leaders to take strong action, fulfill commitments on marine issues.
ICCAT says "I can't"
Oceana Calls ICCAT Meeting Massive Failure for Bluefin Tuna and Swordfish, Modest Progress for Sharks and Sea Turtles.
New Oceana report estimates more than 1.3 million migratory sharks caught in Atlantic ocean
Report Shows Need for Shark Protections in ICCAT Fisheries.
Oceana warns that political inactions is seriously threatening Atlantic bluefin tuna and sharks populations
ICCAT and the 48 major fishing countries of the Atlantic Ocean committed to protect these species, but proper management plans are still pending.
Oceana calls for protection of ocean's top predators at upcoming international fisheries meeting
Global demand for sharks and bluefin tuna driving populations towards extinction.
Vulnerable Sharks in the Atlantic Ocean
The race for threatened sharks
Keeping the balance: How environmental conventions can be used to protect sharks and their habitats
From head to tail. How European nations commercialise shark products
The beauty of the beast: The present and future of elasmobranches in Europe
Guide to european elasmobranches
Oceana's contribution to the ICCAT shark assesment. Madrid, september 2008
Fishy business: How EU shark fleets escape regulation and undermine shark conservation around the world
Treated as trash
Hunted for fins: How EU fleets target threatened sharks - without management - in the world's oceans
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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
EU shark finning ban comes into effect
July 5, 2013
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