Shortfin mako: the world’s fastest shark is speeding towards extinction — The Ocean: Explained

The shortfin mako shark is found almost worldwide and is currently listed as “Endangered”. They are apex predators, and it is thought that their removal from the ocean could cause ecosystem collapse, and it is essential to establish a stable, worldwide population. Overfishing is the main threat to makos, either as a target species or bycatch.

Shortfin mako: the world’s fastest shark is speeding towards extinction — The Ocean: Explained

Ground-breaking Shark Research Conducted in St. Maarten — Repeating Islands

DCNA Nature reports on valuable research on sharks that has been taking place in the Dutch Caribbean. The research focused on tiger sharks, nurse sharks, and the endangered Caribbean reef sharks along the Saba Bank. During the week of April 11, 2021, members from the Nature Foundation St. Maarten, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), […]

Ground-breaking Shark Research Conducted in St. Maarten — Repeating Islands

Sharks almost gone from many reefs around the world — Nya Sustainability

A massive global study of the world’s reefs has found sharks are ‘functionally extinct’ on nearly one in five of the reefs surveyed. Professor Colin Simpfendorfer from James Cook University in Australia was one of the scientists who took part in the study, published today in Nature by the Global FinPrint organisation. He said of the 371 […]

Sharks almost gone from many reefs around the world — Nya Sustainability

Megalodon’s hugeness was ‘off-the-scale’ — even for a shark — Nya Sustainability

Megalodon was the most massive shark that ever lived, and its gargantuan girth was highly unusual even among sharks, scientists recently discovered.  In fact, Megalodon’s gigantism — it’s estimated to have measured up to 50 feet (15 meters) in length, about as long as a bowling lane — was “off-the-scale,” researchers wrote in a new study. […]

Megalodon’s hugeness was ‘off-the-scale’ — even for a shark — Nya Sustainability

World’s fastest shark speeding toward extinction — Nya Sustainability

The world’s fastest shark may be swimming towards disaster after a major fisheries body failed to address continued overfishing of the highly vulnerable species, conservationists have warned. The shortfin mako – which can reach speeds of up to 43mph – is fished worldwide but is not subject to any international fishing quotas. It is considered exceptionally vulnerable […]

World’s fastest shark speeding toward extinction — Nya Sustainability

Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks. — World Animals Voice

photo of the Sydney Fish Market. The Australian Marine Conservation Society aims to make people more aware of the need for shark conservation. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks | Australia news | The Guardian Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks A new […]

Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark The population of shortfin mako, mainly caught as bycatch but also prized by sports fishermen, is facing an alarming decline   The mako shark population could take five decades to recover even if fishing were to stop immediately. Photograph: Nature Picture Library/Alamy Conservationists accused the EU […]

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

Sharks: the potential victims of the corona vaccination? — World Animals Voice

In order for all people in the world to be vaccinated against the new coronavirus, half a million sharks might have to die. Squalene is found in vaccines that manufacturers are experimenting with. The substance that strengthens the body’s immune response and thus the effectiveness of vaccination is obtained from the oil of shark liver. […]

Sharks: the potential victims of the corona vaccination? — World Animals Voice

WHY ARE SO MANY PLANTS AND ANIMALS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION? — The Mirror

Extinction is a natural event: animals and plants disappear naturally as time goes by, but – unfortunately – natural extinction is accelerating, due to anthropic factors, involving an increasing number of animals and plants. Natural extionction is usually a consequence of a gradual process, in which the number of animals or plants, belonging to a […]

WHY ARE SO MANY PLANTS AND ANIMALS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION? — The Mirror

Substitutes for Shark Fins and Rhino Horns — Common Sense And Ramblings In America

I have written several articles the environment. A list of links have been provided at bottom of this article for your convenience. This article will, however address different aspects on the environment and the planet in general. Shark Fins Shark fin soup is a traditional soup or stewed dish found in Chinese cuisine. The shark fins provide […]

Substitutes for Shark Fins and Rhino Horns — Common Sense And Ramblings In America