News tagged with hammerheads

New curbs on trade in threatened sharks

Seven threatened species of shark and ray are to get greater protection, as a historic agreement aimed at safeguarding the world's oldest predator takes effect, conservationists said Thursday.

dateSep 11, 2014 in Ecology
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Japan tsunami town on watch for shark deal

An international agreement to protect sharks could spell trouble for one tsunami-wrecked port in Japan as it struggles back to its feet two years after being swept away, locals say.

dateMar 13, 2013 in Ecology
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Shark rules need teeth, groups tell IUCN

The Wildlife Conservation Society and over 35 government agency and NGO partners participating in IUCN's World Conservation Congress this week are urging the world's governments to take urgent steps to save ...

dateSep 04, 2012 in Ecology
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Hammerhead shark double whammy

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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