Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Conservation Fail - again!


Seven to one.

Not protected: Scalloped, Great and Smooth Hammerheads, Oceanic Whitetip, Spiny Dogfish, Dusky and Sandbar Sharks.

Listed on Cites 2: Porbeagle.

3 comments:

Shark Diver said...

Sooo...how's about we leave this craps table, get a stiff drink, and then all sit down and start planning for the new future?

This new future can be summed up in two words:

Regional efforts.

The Sharkman said...

What a sad day for sharks. Shame on all those nations that abstained or voted against these proposals.

This all means one thing..... we all have to work even harder to fight for what we believe in... the survival of these magnificent species.

DaShark said...

Hi Alex

Yes, what an utter fiasco!

Actually, I believe that the civil societies have to work smarter, not harder.

More in an upcoming post