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New shark sanctuaries: Madagascar and Micronesia!

The Government of Madagascar has created the country’s first marine sanctuary for sharks as part of a new law to safeguard the country’s marine resources […]

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‘Dutch’ Smooth-hound re-captured in France

The Dutch SharkATag shark tagging programme, with an astonishing 1800 tagged sharks in four years,is a great example of the succesful collaboration between recreational anglers, commercial […]

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Stop the shark slaughter with EU funding at Réunion Island!

This week, we posted a message on our Facebook wall about the culling of sharks in La Réunion, a French Island in the Indian Ocean, […]

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Happy 2015!

We wish everyone a wonderful, healthy and happy New Year! And we hope for positive news for sharks and rays in 2015!  

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Large predators DO belong in our oceans…

  Sharks and other large predators play an important role in the health of our ocean. But in the last century, we’ve taken out an […]

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Why tracking sharks (and other fish) is so important

  In many countries, there are regulations to manage and protect shark populations. But apart fromjust  protecting a species in national waters, they need protection […]

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The Dutch Great Eggcase Hunt

It’s time! After the successful British Great Eggcase Hunt, there is now a Dutch version. In collaboration with the Shark Trust, we have adapted the […]

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Project Stellaris: Mediterranean catsharks in the spotlights!

During the last meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association,  November 7-9 2014),the Dutch Shark Society had the pleasure of sponsoring three participants, whose research project […]

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The EEA Meeting 2014 – A Summary

By Dorien Schröder, Dutch Shark Society,     The first day of the meetingen of the European Elasmobranch Association was themed Elasmobranch Policy. The […]

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Discarded fishing gear keeps fishing for ever…

„Derelict fishing gear, sometimes referred to as “ghost gear,” is any discarded, lost, or abandoned, fishing gear in the environment. This gear continues to fish […]

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