Migratory Sharks Receive New Protections at Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

November 15th, 2014|

The governments belonging to the U.N. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) moved to protect 21 shark and ray species at a meeting in Quito, Ecuador, today. Thresher, silky, and hammerhead sharks are now listed on the CMS Appendix II. The 120 governments belonging to the convention have identified them as among the shark [...]