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Preventing Shark and Ray Extinctions is Not Enough

Friday, August 12, 2022

Preventing Shark and Ray Extinctions is Not Enough
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Preventing extinctions has been a primary aim of shark and ray conservation for decades, but the numbers don’t lie. These efforts haven’t kept pace with the threats. We all need to raise our level of ambition if we want to reverse the tragic loss of biodiversity in our ocean. More efforts are needed to actively recover depleted populations for the benefit of our ocean and people who depend on it.

This opinion piece by Dr. Andy Cornish, one of SARRI Founders, was originally published on WWF Oceans Medium page. Click the below button to read the article in full.

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