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.
Last week a 4 foot long smoothhound shark narrowly avoided ending up in the soup. The shark became trapped in a storm drain in Portland Harbour, Dorset, and was spotted by a pair of Chinese immigrants. Coastguard Rob Sansom found the pair trying to catch the shark using a rod and line with mackerel as bait. They admitted they had designs on the sharks dorsal fi...
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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