Navigation Links
Over 50 percent of oceanic shark species threatened with extinction
Date:5/22/2008

ow based at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. This does not have to be an inevitability. With sufficient public support and resulting political will, we can turn the tide."

The groups specific recommendations for governments address the need to:

  • Establish and enforce science-based catch limits for sharks and rays
  • Ensure an end to shark finning (removing fins and discarding bodies at sea)
  • Improve the monitoring of fisheries taking sharks and rays
  • Invest in shark and ray research and population assessment
  • Minimize incidental catch (bycatch) of sharks and rays
  • Cooperate with other countries to conserve shared populations.

The traditional view of oceanic sharks and rays as fast and powerful too often leads to a misperception that they are resilient to fishing pressure, said Sonja Fordham, co-author of the paper and Deputy Chair, IUCN Shark Specialist Group and Policy Director, Shark Alliance. Despite mounting evidence of decline and increasing threats to these species, there are no international catch limits for oceanic sharks. Our research shows that action is urgently needed on a global level if these fisheries are to be sustainable.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Beal
jbeal@wiley.com
44-012-437-70633
Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Aerodynamic trailer cuts fuel and emissions by up to 15 percent
2. Dust in West up 500 percent in past 2 centuries, says CU-Boulder study
3. Nitrogen pollution boosts plant growth in tropics by 20 percent
4. 100 percent of people carry at least 1 type of pesticide
5. Gene, stem cell therapy only needs to be 50 percent effective to create a healthy heart
6. SinuNase Phase 3 show almost 100 percent of chronic sinusitis cases are from fungal-induced inflamma
7. Restless legs syndrome affects nearly 2 percent of US/UK children
8. New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
9. Oceanic sharks worldwide at serious risk from high-seas fishing, rising demand for shark products
10. Scientists show that streams are critical to preservation of oceanic coastal zones
11. Team probes mysteries of oceanic bacteria
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/22/2015)... According to a new market research report ... by Software (Middleware, Databases), by Hardware (Cameras, Integrated Devices), ... - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, Facial ... to $6.19 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of ... and   43 Figures spread through 140 Pages and ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... , May 20, 2015 ... ) has announced the addition of ... Global Iris Recognition Market"  report to ... ,This research service analyses trends in ... government and commercial sectors, globally. Despite ...
(Date:5/19/2015)... -- Technology is rapidly advancing, outpacing enterprises, ability to secure ... and their management are soon to be rendered obsolete ... as those developed by the FIDO Alliance™. With the ... BYOD, COPE, IoT, and mobile payments, the interconnected online ... In response to the call for seamless, secure, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Facial Recognition Market Worth $6.19 Billion by 2020 2Facial Recognition Market Worth $6.19 Billion by 2020 3Global Iris Recognition Market Report 2015 - 5-Year Opportunity Analysis 2HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 2HYPR Corp. Biometric Security Integration Kit Shields Applications and Devices Across the Internet of Things 3
... plants to build new organs throughout their whole life. ... factors work together to prevent plants from having growth ... from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology have ... and a regulatory protein, which controls the number of ...
... flu did you get? TIGR scientists survey five New York ... season, scientists at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) have ... this week's journal Nature , the researchers report the ... offers a unique snapshot of the rapidly evolving flu virus ...
... infected with HIV in the UK have one of the ... the world, prompting fears of a second wave epidemic of ... , The study authors are concerned that the large reductions ... were given combinations of drugs (combination antiretroviral therapy) may be ...
Cached Biology News:Max Planck researchers make a breakthrough in plant stem cell research 2Max Planck researchers make a breakthrough in plant stem cell research 3First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution 2First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution 3First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution 4HIV drug resistance increasing in UK and among highest in the world 2
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Empowering biomedical researchers ... disease, Cubresa Inc. today announced its MR Compatible ... in-bore PET Scanner uses silicon photomultiplier detector technology, ... MRI machines from manufacturers like Bruker and Agilent,” ... Winnipeg, Canada. “This enables simultaneous PET and MRI ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... , May 27, 2015  US-Australian drug discovery and ... announced today that it will present at the Brain Tumor ... on May 29, 2015. The venue is the ... Manhattan . The Brain Tumor Biotech ... the pharmaceutical industry and the investment community to promote innovative ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Regenestem Network ... cells clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The clinic will ... care specialist. Pastrana has assembled a multidisciplinary team of ... in her state-of-the-art Puerto Madero office. , The ... to phase IV clinical studies in cellular therapies, and ...
(Date:5/26/2015)...  Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO ) announced today ... provide an update on the progress of Sangamo,s ZFP Therapeutic ... business strategy at 1:30pm ET on Monday, June 1, 2015, ... being held in New York, NY . ... be accessed via a link on the Sangamo BioSciences website ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cubresa Launches Simultaneous PET/MRI Technology 2Novogen to Present at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2015 2Novogen to Present at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2015 3Novogen to Present at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2015 4Novogen to Present at Brain Tumor Biotech Summit 2015 5Regenestem Network and Silvina Pastrana, M.D. Announce the Opening of a New Stem Cell Clinic in Buenos Aires 2Regenestem Network and Silvina Pastrana, M.D. Announce the Opening of a New Stem Cell Clinic in Buenos Aires 3Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation At The Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference 2
... BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value ... to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. ... announced today that it has extended the expiration date for ... on Friday, March 6, 2009. The tender offer was previously ...
... Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), ... ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life ... and internationally, today announced that Matthew Schissler, founder ... Gaskins, provided details of the Company,s special shareholder ...
... Declares 341st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. ... ABT ) today increased the company,s quarterly common dividend 11 ... consecutive year that Abbott has increased its dividend payout and ... since 1924. The cash dividend is payable May 15, ...
Cached Biology Technology:BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to March 6, 2009 2BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to March 6, 2009 3In Analyst Interview, Cord Blood America Provides Details of Special Shareholder Meeting 2
Preadipocyte factor-1 [Pref-1, DLK-1], C-terminal...
... 4 deuterium atoms at the 3, 3', ... for use as an internal standard for ... GC- or LC-mass spectrometry. PGE2 is one ... acid and one of the most widely ...
Deletions, insertions or substitutions. Mutations in plasmids of size up to 15 kb. Single or multiple mutations...
Request Info...
Biology Products: