help us turn the tide for sharks
In the 1990s, TRAFFIC pioneered research into the global trade in sharks. And we’ve been at the forefront of efforts to protect these iconic ancient species ever since.
We’ve developed guidance for governments to determine species at risk of overfishing and supported international efforts to protect sharks.
Last week, mako and other shark species joined the growing number of species whose trade is strictly regulated under CITES.
Our long-term goals to secure a sustainable future for sharks are slowly coming together ...
But there are many more species that need help.
This Giving Tuesday, we’re asking for your donation to support our efforts to curtail illegal and unsustainable wildlife trade practices—and brighten the future for species like sharks.