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Cefas and industry science collaborations: Fisheries monitoring, the electronic age

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This is the second in a series of short blogs focussing on Cefas’ fisheries science work in partnership with the fishing industry. Cefas Scientist, Rebecca Skirrow, who is the technical lead on Cefas’ Scientific Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) Programme, is …

Pulling back the "Blue Curtain" in the UK Overseas Territories

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Blue shark at Tristan da Cunha

Cefas project lead, Dr Paul Whomersley: The oceans are rich and wondrous, hosting diverse wildlife and incredible species beneath the surface. But at a time when ocean resilience and productivity are declining, it is more important than ever to look …

How we are tackling illegal trade of sharks and rays in the world’s largest shark fishing nation

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Unsustainable trade of shark products, most notably shark fins, threatens the survival of some species. The Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement that aims to ensure commercial trade …