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.
It was with huge sadness that the Society learnt that last week an adult Green Sawfish had been caught in nets between Bahrain and Qatar, had not been released, and had ended up dead in Bahrain's market with its fins and rostrum cut off. Two years ago the government of Bahrain p...
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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