Written by Jake Cohen | October 28th, 2012
The Raja Ampat team is surrounded by sharks! But that’s a good thing — let our own fish expert Purwanto explain why.
Written by Jim Zhang | August 14th, 2012
On June 18, 2012, China’s State Council announced the ban on consuming shark fins at official government related banquets – a very important step in the face of plummeting shark population numbers.
Written by Mark Spalding | August 13th, 2012
The near-annihilation of sharks worldwide is having untold bad consequences on coral reef life, says Conservancy senior marine scientist Mark Spalding.
Written by Joanne Wilson | December 2nd, 2011
Jo and Sangeeta reflect on a tiring and inspiring journey to the Raja Ampat Islands, where the team’s research will help protect both nature and people.
Written by Joanne Wilson | December 1st, 2011
In the farthest-flung corner of Raja Ampat, the dive team is encountering both shark finners and thriving populations of sea turtles. Join the adventure!
Written by Matt Miller | November 10th, 2011
Shark finners make easy villains, but have you ever met one? Matt Miller did and came away with an amazing story and a new perspective.
Written by Mike Sweeney | October 16th, 2011
Mike Sweeney, the executive director of The Nature Conservancy in California, looks at a new law and finds what he thinks is an obvious next step.
Written by Mike Sweeney | May 5th, 2011
73 million sharks are killed every year, largely to meet the rising demand for shark fin soup. Can California help reverse this catastrophic loss?