First study to provide estimates of reef shark losses in the Pacific Ocean are sobering. Researchers noted the enormous detrimental effect that humans have on reef sharks.
(CNN) -- Humans are causing a steep decline in populations of reef sharks in the Pacific Ocean according to a new study by a group of international marine scientists. The new estimates of reef sharks compared numbers around populate... Read Post
HONOLULU – April 25, 2012 -- Many shark populations have plummeted in the past three decades as a result of excessive harvesting – for their fins, as an incidental catch of fisheries targeting other species, and in recreational fish... Read Post
The impact of ocean acidification is of great concern for Pacific communities who depend on healthy oceans for their livelihood. Dr Katharina Fabricius is a coral reef scientist from the Australian Institute of Marine Science in Tow... Read Post