BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ESTABLISH PERMANENT SHARK SANCTUARY The designation by the cabinet of the British overseas territory prohibits commercial fishing of all shark and ray species throughout the full exclusive economic zone. That area amounts to 80,117 square kilometers (30,933 ...

The government of the British Virgin Islands have placed themselves at the forefront of Caribbean conservation by establishing a permanent shark sanctuary in its waters and banning the sale and trade of sharks and shark products within the territory. This ...

New Study Reveals Vulnerability of Sharks as Collateral Damage in Commercial Fishing UM Rosenstiel School and Abess Center-led study provides new information for shark conservation efforts MIAMI –A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species ...

One of the most common questions from tourists to the Caribbean, especially from boaters, is: “Are there any sharks in these waters?” It seems that the fictional film ‘Jaws’ from the mid 70s is still on everyone’s mind. Personally, I ...