For the last three years, the Shark Alliance has successfully campaigned to improve the European Union’s management of shark fisheries. While there is still work to do to strengthen the EU shark finning regulation, we met our primary objective of adoption of a solid European Community Plan of Action (CPOA) for the Sharks earlier this year. The dedicated and diverse Shark Alliance coalition that helped realize this important goal has grown from five to 75 groups from not only the EU, but around the world. Congratulations to all who have joined in this success.
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20 October 2009