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Cebu: Amended PB ordinance shields shark from extermination

Cebu: Amended PB ordinance shields shark from extermination

Provincial News Cebu Provincial Government 16. September 2014 —————————– By Ramon Gallardo The once dreaded creature in the sea, the shark, which man fears to encounter specially during a sea mishap, human being now seems shifted his notion to this kind of animal as a mere predator – to its importance to our marine biodiversity.

NOAA: Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks

NOAA: Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD476 — Stock Status Determination for Atlantic Highly Migratory Atlantic Sharpnose and Bonnethead Sharks A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 09/05/2014 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This action serves as a

US ‘JAWS Act’ introduced to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning

US ‘JAWS Act’ introduced to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning

Press Release Blake Farenthold United States Congressman, 27th District of Texas 19. August 2014 ————————- U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold introduces H.R.5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks (JAWS) Act to halt foreign aid to countries that allow shark finning WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (TX-27) introduced H.R. 5308, the Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks

Shark finning to be banned in New Zealand waters

Shark finning to be banned in New Zealand waters

Press Release Hon Nathan Guy, Primary Industries Minister Hon Dr Nick Smith, Conservation Minister 20. August 2014 ——————- Shark finning to be banned from 1 October A ban on the finning of all shark species within New Zealand waters will take effect from 1 October this year, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and Primary Industries

New EU-Madagascar Fisheries Agreement Increases Shark Quota By 25 Percent

New EU-Madagascar Fisheries Agreement Increases Shark Quota By 25 Percent

News Release Presidency of the Government of Spain Complejo de la Moncloa 23. June 2014 —————– Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs welcomes renewal of EU-Madagascar Fisheries Agreement for a further four years The new Protocol was signed yesterday in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs

Atlantic Shark Fishery update from Jan – June 2014

Atlantic Shark Fishery update from Jan – June 2014

Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishery Landings Update   Jan-june-Shark-Landings       mt dw – lb dw Converted to Number of Sharks   January 1- June 18, 2014   We at Shark Attack Survivors and Shark Year Magazine support Proper fishery management which allows for and promotes removal of appropriate numbers of sharks while insuring species

Shark meat seized by Cebu Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force

Shark meat seized by Cebu Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force

Provincial News Province of Cebu 13. June 2014 ——————— Thresher shark meat seized in Naga By Xerxes Alkuino The Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force (CPAIFTF) apprehended an Isuzu Elf that was carrying bags of shark meat. CPAIFTF Team Leader Loy Anthony Madrigal said the vehicle was flagged down along the national highway in Naga

Global Protection Proposed for Sharks, Rays, Sawfish, Polar Bear and Lions

Global Protection Proposed for Sharks, Rays, Sawfish, Polar Bear and Lions

Press Release CMS Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals 11. June 2014 —————— Fate of Iconic Species in the Balance as Key Wildlife Conservation Conference Countdown Commences Bonn, Germany, 11 June 2014 - Some of the world’s most endangered species, many of them migratory, are facing unprecedented threats from climate change,

NOAA: Great hammerhead shark currently not in danger of extinction

NOAA: Great hammerhead shark currently not in danger of extinction

Shark Year Magazine, 10. June 2014   Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service turned down requests by WildEarth Guardians and the Natural Resources Defense Council to list the Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). You can find the related press release ( published in December 2012 ) by WildEarth Guardians

Endangered Sawfish: IUCN Strategy Released as Global Protection Proposed

Endangered Sawfish: IUCN Strategy Released as Global Protection Proposed

Press Release IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG) 05. June 2014 ————— Shark Specialists Prioritize Recovery of World’s Largest, Most Threatened Rays Durban, South Africa. June 5, 2014. The Shark Specialist Group (SSG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is today releasing a global strategy to prevent extinction and promote recovery of sawfishes,

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