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Grey reef shark Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos © Cat Holloway

The Future of Sharks

Grey reef shark Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos © Cat Holloway


Published 27th January 2011

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Shark populations dwindle as top catchers delay on conservation actions

Washington, D.C., USA, 27th January 2011—A decade after members of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) approved an international plan to conserve sharks, a new analysis finds that it has yet to be fully implemented. 

The Future of Sharks: A Review of Action and Inaction

Report author(s):
Mary Lack, Glenn Sant

Publication date:
January 2011

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