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The science of tagging a great white - Stuff.co.nz
11 Apr 2012
Standing unharnessed on the side of a boat with only seconds to spear the backs of great white sharks, researchers have successfully tagged 23 of the predators near Stewart Island.  

Cornwall Wildlife Trust hopes for more basking shark sightings - News Cornwall
10 Apr 2012
Conservationists hope that more basking sharks will be recorded off Cornwall this summer following a poor year for sightings in 2011. Cornwall Wildlife Trust said that 19 creatures were recorded during its annual Seaquest Basking Shark Project last year compared to 647 in 2010.

Pledge to protect whitetips - The Fiji Times Online
05 Apr 2012
Fishing nations of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) have agreed to protect oceanic whitetip sharks which have been red-flagged on the endangered species list.

Scotland launches shark protection order - Fish News EU
30 Mar 2012
Changes introduced by the Scottish Government today should help to ensure that vulnerable species of sharks, skates and rays are now protected over and above EU legislation.

Mixed Results for Sharks at Pacific Tuna Commission Meeting
30 Mar 2012
Member countries agree to protect oceanic whitetip sharks, fail to safeguard whale sharks 
   
Fishing nations of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) have agreed to protect the oceanic whitetip shark based on a proposal from the United States, while an Australian proposal to ban the intentional setting of purse seine nets on whale sharks (to catch associated aggregations of tuna) has been stalled by Japan.


Newly Discovered Shark Species Already Endangered - Care 2
28 Mar 2012
Scientists researching a new, yet unnamed shark species have recently become aware that the marine animal’s looks are putting it in danger of extinction.

Baby bamboo sharks slow respiration to avoid detection - Science Network
22 Mar 2012
New research shows banded bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium punctatum) are able to sense predators while still in the embryonic state.

What Jaws can do for us - New Scientist
22 Mar 2012
When most people look at sharks, they'd be hard-pressed to find any redeeming features. Many of them have ferocious jaws, sandpapery skin, and frightening senses that can zero in on their hidden prey. Their best assets, in other words, are threats to our existence.  

Guardians of angels - Fish News EU
19 Mar 2012
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO), in conjunction with the Shark Trust, has published guidance for the UK’s fishing industry, in a bid to protect a rare species of shark.

WA shark hunters get 100 new electronic eyes - thewest. com.au
16 Mar 2012
Great white sharks will be tracked along the coast from Perth to the South Australian border for the first time under an expansion of WA's shark monitoring network.

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