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We are working to reduce overfishing and destructive fishing gears.
Protecting marine creatures in risk such as turtles and sharks.
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Some shark populations have declined up to 99%.
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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.
Oceana: European Commission proposes to rectify ineffective shark finning law
Proposal to land sharks with fins attached will aid in detection, enforcement and data collection.
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.
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 celebrates NEAFC improvements on shark management
November 14, 2014
NGO and European fishing industry join voices in calling to eradicate shark finning in Atlantic
November 12, 2014
Oceana: Deep-sea sharks still in deep trouble
October 10, 2014
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