Entries by Nicole Parris

100 Million Sharks Killed Every Year

[Nicole Parris and Cecilia Engler] According to the information provided in the link below, a recent study by researchers from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, shows that 100 million sharks are killed every year. http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/01/100-million-sharks-killed-every-year-study-shows-on-eve-of-international-conference-on-shark-protection/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_tw20130304ngnw-sharkkill&utm_campaign=Content The report is timely: the 16th Meeting of the  Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species […]

Global Partnership for the Oceans

A truly global partnership: more than 130 people from island and coastal governments, civil society organizations, the seafood industry, major retail outlets, ocean science bodies, UN agencies and other international institutions joined forces at the World Bank’s headquarters to find ways to work together for the good of the world’s oceans. Inclusive is good – […]