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Half of Sharks in Arabian Sea Threatened

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. Sea Save Foundation

    Sea Save Foundation Sea Save Foundation Leader

    A recent assessment of sharks, rays, and chimaeras in the Arabian Sea has found that more than half are at risk of extinction. The 2107 IUCN Red List survey concluded that another 27 of the region’s 78 species could be threatened soon. “The results are a call to action and highlight the urgent need for regional cooperation in research and policy efforts,” says Shaikha Al Dhaheri of Abu Dhabi’s environmental agency.

    Read more here (story #6).

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