Tag: sharks

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Too little time at CITES CoP16 for threats to tigers

Hard-fought battles that commenced years ago have come to a constructive and logical conclusion in the interests of sharks, manta rays and rosewoods. For Asian big cats, there was a good decision that will review of efforts to combat illegal trade and to end trade in parts and products of captive-bred tigers

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Sharks being pushed towards extinction by Mankind’s fears

Elissa Sursara is an Australia-based conservationist and correspondent using environmental biology to connect humans and the environment. In this guest blog, she discusses shark conservation and finning, both hot topics around the world and in her home country

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Bengal tigers roadshow tours India’s Sundarban villages

A unique initiative to raise awareness about threatened Bengal tigers and the mangrove forests they inhabit has been touring villages in India’s Sundarban, received energetic responses from the huge gatherings comprising locals and stakeholders living in the villages bordering the tiger reserve