A Shark Workshop

Oceanic Whitetip Shark, © Peter Koelbl

When sharks were granted new listings at this year's historic CITES conference, and new regulations placed on the shark trade, it meant big changes coming for the way many countries and their fisheries do business. To make it easier for these nations to change their practices and obey the new regulations - which will make the seas a bit safer for many vulnerable species of sharks - we helped organize a hands-on shark identification workshop. Representatives from 28 different countries attended the event!

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