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Reducing Unsustainable Shark Trade


Oceans 5 supported a coalition of seven organizations who secured protection for 5 species of sharks from the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The porbeagle, oceanic whitetip, smooth hammerhead, scalloped hammerhead and great hammerhead sharks are now listed as Appendix II species.

  • Project Details: Reducing Unsustainable Shark Trade
  • Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
  • Amount: $820,000
  • Region: Global
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  • Year Awarded: 2012
  • Duration: 1 year