The Shark Conservation Society seeks to further conservation through research expeditions and campaigns based on fact and practical experience, and to promote best practice when interaction with sharks is necessary.
Since 2003 the Society's forerunner, Richard Peirce Shark Conservation (RPSC), has run a number of expeditions all of which have achieved significant successes in securing real conservation measures.
WildAid's Peter Knight is being widely quoted claiming a 50% - 70% reduction in shark fin consumption in China. China consumes 95% of the world's shark fin production, and has long been recognised by WildAid as being the crucial battle ground to save many of the world'...
Following research and proposals submitted by SCS, the Qatar government in 2010 issued a decree giving total protection for the Green Sawfish in Qatari waters.
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