Right now, we face the very real possibility that in future decades, rather than a celebration, Shark Week will represent more of a poignant remembrance of the ancient predators that once roamed our oceans and reefs but have since mostly disappeared. Despite this gloomy picture, however, there is hope.
This week, we will showcase how a range of WCS marine programs are tackling the crisis facing the world’s sharks based on scientific advice supported by our own and the wider communities’ research.
Making Our Marine Environment Safe for Future Shark Weeks
By Luke Warwick
The results of the massive GlobalFinPrint survey of the world's coral reef sharks are impressive, but they suggest a deeply troubling trend.