Sharks News

Trade in sawfish banned

Trade in sawfish banned Trade in sawfish banned mongabay.com June 11, 2007 Trade restrictions for the endangered sawfish have been approved at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species…

Sharks do not win CITES protection

Sharks do not win CITES protection Sharks do not win CITES protection mongabay.com June 8, 2007 Two endangered species of sharks failed to win protection at the Convention on International…

Shark fin does not cure cancer

Shark fin does not cure cancer Shark fin does not cure cancer Study reports shark cartilage does not help fight lung cancer mongabay.com June 3, 2007 Shark cartilage, long believed…

Shark has virgin birth

Shark has virgin birth Shark has virgin birth mongabay.com May 23, 2007 A captive hammerhead shark gave birth to a pup without mating, reported researchers on Wednesday. It is the…

Overfishing of sharks causing shellfish decline

Overfishing of sharks causes shellfish decline Overfishing of sharks causes shellfish decline mongabay.com March 29, 2007 Overfishing of large sharks is reducing the abundance of shellfish reports a study published…

New shark species discovered in Indonesia

New shark species discovered in Indonesia New shark species discovered in Indonesia Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com February 28, 2007 Scientists discovered at least 20 previously unknown species in the first…

Sharks tracked by satellite

Sharks tracked by satellite Sharks tracked by satellite Stanford University news release October 9, 2005 Tagged salmon shark. Image courtesy of Stanford Electronic tags broadcasting from the dorsal fins of…
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