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Conservationists Slam US, EU Opposition To Mako Shark Protection

Conservationists recently slammed the European Union and the United States for opposing the adoption of protections for mako sharks at the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).

U.S. House Passes Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a bill that would prohibit the sale, purchase, and possession of shark fins in the United States.

Florida Considering Legislation To End Shark Fin Trade

A bill has been introduced into the Florida legislature that looks to ban the import, export and sale of shark fins in the U.S. state, the biggest hub of shark fin trading in the country.

Canada Becomes First Country To Ban Shark Fin Imports & Exports

The Canadian government has passed legislation banning the import and export of shark fins, becoming the first country in the world to do so and earning the applause of a new foundation named after the late and great filmmaker Rob Stewart.

Project AWARE Applauds Stronger Finning Ban For Mediterranean Sharks

Fishing countries gathered for the annual meeting of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) have adopted a European Union proposal to strengthen the regional ban on shark finning.

Raising Awareness About Shark Consumption In Taiwan

With 100-million sharks killed every year, mainly for their fins, Staff Writer Yvette went in search of sharks on a midnight trip to a local fish market

DEMA: U.S. Shark Fin Sales Ban Legislation Now Has 126 Sponsors

Legislation to ban shark fin sales in the United States is gaining steam, according to the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association. While shark finning is...

Marine Conservation Group To Name New Research Ship ‘Sharkwater’

Fins Attached, a marine research and conservation non-profit organization, will name a recently acquired ship the "Sharkwater," in honor of the late filmmaker Rob...

DEMA Lobbying U.S. Congress To Pass ‘Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act’

The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association is urging all USA-based divers to call on their elected congressional representatives to support a bill that would...

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