Tag: marine conservation

February 26, 2013 DiverWire Staff

Dive business owners and scuba professionals join campaign to restrict international trade on endangered shark and ray species

(DiverWire) Scuba diving industry stakeholders from around the world have joined forces to demand urgent international measures to stall the continued global decline of shark and ray populations. A presentation on the group's demands will be presented prior to the 16th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on the…

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February 25, 2013 DiverWire Staff

URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO SAVE HAWAIIAN SEA TURTLES

(DiverWire) The entire world over, sea turtles are imperiled and populations are declining due to hunting, mistaking plastics for food supply, illnesses and coastal activities that threaten their fragile nesting grounds.  Right now Hawaiian sea turtles are facing the greatest threat, delisting from their protections by lawmakers in the state…

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