FORT LAUDERDALE (USA)- Most of the 10 species of Hammerhead sharks are severely overfished worldwide for their fins and in need of urgent protection to prevent their extinction. To learn more about a declining hammerhead species that is data poor but in need of conservation efforts, a team of researchers from NovaContinue Reading

As the world is in lockdown and isolation because of Covid-19 more and more footage of animals taking over our public space pop up. Wild boars roaming the outskirts of Barcelona, deer running around in the suburbs of London, pumas checking out towns for food in Chile, dolphins spotted inContinue Reading

Megamouth Shark. Photo: Pinterest.

HARPER (LIBERIA)-  The Environmental Justice Foundation’s community science programme in Liberia has identified a megamouth shark, one of the most elusive shark species in the world. It is only the 103rd time a Megamouth Shark has been recorded globally, and the second time in West Africa. Most recordings are of the deadContinue Reading

Probably the most common shark of the world, but its numbers are declining. The Spiny Dogfish can be found worldwide in temperate and subarctic waters, at all levels. Latin name Squalus acanthias Maximum size in cm 160 Colour Slate, few white spots, paler below Found where All levels Other names Spurdog, Mud Shark,Continue Reading

The critically endangered Angelshark now has a safe haven in the waters around the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The Spanish Ministry of Ecological Transition announced that their populations are fully protected, through inclusion on the Spanish Endangered Species List. After several months of work preparing technical reports inContinue Reading