IUCN’s WCPA SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force launched

Dan Laffoley, WCPA-Marine Vice Chair, presenting the MMPA Task Force (credit: Oscar Manuel Ramirez Flores)

The creation of the IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force (MMPATF) was formally announced on 24 October 2013 by Dan Laffoley, World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara on behalf of the . . . → Read More: IUCN’s WCPA SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force launched

Illegal killing of white sharks occurring in Tunisia

How many different types of fishermen exist in the Mediterranean?

In December 2012 a large great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, got caught in a tuna net in Tunisia, near Sousse, and was killed by the fishermen involved.  A video of the brutal episode is available on the internet.

The Mediterranean population of great white . . . → Read More: Illegal killing of white sharks occurring in Tunisia