SARRI
Shark and Ray Recovery Initiative

Join us to help recover sharks and rays

SARRI is the latest response to save some of the most threatened sharks and rays from extinction. Past successful recoveries show that these animals can be brought back from the brink. Join our community to help save them!

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Experts & Practitioners

Join our global community, access the SARRI Toolkit and let's begin discussing effective actions that we can take to save sharks and rays as part of the SARRI Recovery Approach. Our approach and toolkit are open-source and free for anyone to use.

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Can you help fund oceanic recovery?

Your contributions will help recover some of the most threatened sharks and rays in their last hotspots around the world. You will also help improve the livelihoods of people who live in these places and depend on our ocean.

Species-Saving Actions for Individuals

No matter where you are in the world, you have a part to play in saving sharks and rays. We have listed 10 ways that you can contribute to helping these important species!

Sarri - Working Together for Recovery

Shark and Ray Recovery Initiative (SARRI), developed by a partnership of leading conservationists and scientists from World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Elasmo Project, James Cook University (JCU), and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is working to recover populations of some of the most threatened sharks and rays in their last remaining hotspots around the world.

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Why Sharks and Rays

Did you know that sharks and rays help us buffer climate change, create micro-habitats for many other organisms, and even support the productivity of marine food webs?

Sharks and rays are indispensable to ocean health and, in turn, to the well-being of millions of people across the globe.

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Shark and Ray Recovery Toolkit

The SARRI approach aims to reduce fishing mortality of the focal species so that population declines are halted, and depleted populations can naturally recover over time. Our experts have developed a suite of relevant tools and resources to help other practitioners recover species.

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Let's fix this together

The Shark and Ray Recovery Initiative (SARRI) is our latest response to save sharks and rays from extinction. Past successful recoveries show that these animals can be brought back from the brink. Follow us on this urgent recovery mission.

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SARRI is the latest response to save some of the most threatened sharks and rays from extinction.

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