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World Oceans Day: Oceana supports the protection of two sharks species threatened by extinction
Many sharks and other elasmobranches are threatened by extinction. The inclusion of two of these species in CITES is necessary to ensure their sustainable future.
"Perseguidos por sus aletas" Oceana publica un informe sobre las poco conocidas pesquerías de tiburones en Europa
Las flotas europeas capturan especies amenazadas de tiburones en todo el mundo, casi sin ningún tipo de control.
Sharks at risk: scientists say EU shark finning ban ineffective and call for major change
The Spanish Ministry of Fisheries denies Oceana access to the list of boats with licenses to remove fins from sharks
Oceana announces legal action to guarantee the free access to information that is essential for its campaign for the conservation of sharks in Europe.
Oceana warns the European Commission and member states that lack of action to conserve the depleted porbeagle shark could lead to its collapse
Oceana is extremely disappointed by the EU Fisheries Ministers’ decision not to set catch limits for porbeagle in 2007 and calls on the EU to urgently adopt a recovery plan.
Shark trade limits endorsed by European Union
Germany wins EU blessing to propose spiny dogfish and porbeagle sharks for listing under CITES
Oceana urges Spain to support the regulation of trade for two imperiled shark species
Spain’s support is crucial in the European Union’s decision in December on a proposal to add two shark species to the CITES list for regulating trade in threatened species.
Oceana requests explanations from the Spanish Socialist and Popular parties regarding their efforts to increase shark captures
The environmental organisation states that Spain is contributing to the disappearance of sharks due to the importance of this country’s fleet in fisheries all over the world.
New ICES report on dangerous decline in sharks
European Parliament votes against serious threat to shark populations
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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