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Oceana documents species and habitats, monitor illegal fishing and propose new protected areas.
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We are working to reduce overfishing and destructive fishing gears.
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Oceana promotes public participation in european shark week 2008
For the second year in a row, Oceana, the Shark Alliance and aquariums around Spain team up to celebrate this event advocating shark conservation.
Oceana presents two reports on the wonder of sharks and their importance in Europe
“The Beauty of the Beast”, along with an accompanying “Guide to European Elasmobranches”, reveal the beauty and vulnerability of sharks and rays in European waters.
Fishing for depleted deep-sea stocks set to continue for another year
Oceana, the international marine conservation organisation, calls for an immediate end to fisheries for deep-sea sharks and orange roughy in line with scientific advice.
Thousends of sharks caught by european fleets are not reported to fisheries management organizations says Oceana
Oceana highlights the misreporting of shark catch data by European countries and hopes to see cooperation on the part of the Spanish and French governments with ICCAT.
Oceana exposes galician connections between cocaine, illegal fishing and shark catches
“Mafia Gallega” is the nickname for a group of vesselowners engaged in pirate fishing and organized crime.
Important shark conservation measure takes a step forward in the USA
The USA has taken a large step towards a making a “fins-attached” policy into law, prohibiting all removal of shark fins at sea.
EU promotes conservation efforts for two endangered shark species
Oceana welcomes the EU’s recent endorsement to protect the spurdog and porbeagle sharks under the Convention on Migratory Species.
Mediterranean study reveals dramatic declines in top predator populations
Oceana repeats its calls to the European Union to focus urgent attention on shark conservation.
More sharks in danger because of a soup
With more sharks added to the list of threatened species, Oceana reiterates the EU’s opportunity for establishing responsible conservation measures for these vulnerable species.
European shark management, long overdue but now closer
Oceana highlights European catches of threatened sharks and rays as it submits its official comments to the European Commission on a new shark management plan.
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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