• Welcome to ScubaBoard


  1. Welcome to ScubaBoard, the world's largest scuba diving community. Registration is not required to read the forums, but we encourage you to join. Joining has its benefits and enables you to participate in the discussions.

    Benefits of registering include

    • Ability to post and comment on topics and discussions.
    • A Free photo gallery to share your dive photos with the world.
    • You can make this box go away

    Joining is quick and easy. Login or Register now by clicking on the button

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

    1,110
    79
    48
    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).

    shark-EAD.jpg
     
    Skulmoski likes this.

Share This Page