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A Chance to Expand Global Protections for Sharks and Rays

A Chance to Expand Global Protections for Sharks and Rays | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, commonly known as CITES, is recognized globally as one of the most effective and best-enforced international conservation agreements. It provides protections to more than 30,000 species and has been instrumental in preventing the extinction of many animals and plants.
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Rays In Danger!

Rays In Danger! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Of the 1,041 species assessed, 107 rays and 74 sharks are classified as threatened.Widespread public awareness, media attention, and protection policies tend to focus on sharks, yet rays make up five out of the seven most threatened families of cartilaginous fishes.
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