Tag: sharks

    Latin American countries join reserves to create a vast marine protected area

    Four Pacific-facing Latin American nations have committed to joining their marine reserves to form one interconnected area, creating one of the world’s richest pockets of ocean biodiversity. ‘Mega-MPA’ in Pacific will link waters of Ecuador, Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica to protect migratory turtles, whales and sharks from fishing fleets, The Guardian states. Panama, Ecuador, […]

    UAE supports the government’s efforts towards saving sharks from extinction

    The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has launched a campaign to raise the community’s awareness regarding the pressing need to protect sharks, as they play a vital role in maintaining the balance of the marine ecosystem, WAM reports. Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mohsen Alyafei, Associate Professor, Vice Dean, College of food and Agriculture, Chair of Integrative […]

    Sharks: Demystifying a misunderstood actor in the marine ecosystem

    As the top predators in the marine habitat, sharks play an essential role in the ecosystem by maintaining the balance of the species below them in the food chain and serving as an indicator for ocean health. However, they are one of the most misunderstood sea creatures, The Peninsula Qatar states. A new National Geographic […]