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Bite-Back is an energetic, innovative and pioneering shark and marine conservation charity with a clear focus and a 'let's get things done' attitude. Bite-Back is running successful campaigns to end the sale of shark fin soup in Britain. It is busy exposing UK retailers that profit from shark-derived products and inspiring them to stop. It is challenging the UK's leading supermarkets to end the sale of vulnerable fish and changing the way Britain goes shopping.
Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
The mission of PSRF is to develop and assist projects that contribute to a better understanding of elasmobranchs, with an emphasis on those which contribute to their conservation and management. PSRF has developed a multifaceted approach to dealing with the issues involved consisting of: (1) research conducted by PSRF, (2) research projects sponsored or assisted by PSRF, and (3) an educational outreach program.
The Shark Research Institute
Shark Research Institute (SRI), a multi-disciplinary nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific research organization, was created to sponsor and conduct research on sharks and promote their conservation. Current projects include visual and satellite tracking, behavioral and DNA studies of sharks, environmental advocacy, publications and public education.
Shark Savers
A grassroots membership organization dedicated to shark conservation. Shark Savers creates educational awareness programs about sharks, their critical importance to a healthy ocean environment, and the severe decimation of shark populations occurring throughout the world, primarily to fill demand for shark fin soup. The organization also empowers people to take action in their own lives and community to further shark conservation and to stop their consumption of shark products.
Shark Trust
Established in 1997, the Shark Trust is the only UK registered charity working to advance the worldwide conservation of sharks through science, education, influence and action. The Trust is an effective and well respected advocate for shark management and protection, undertaking a range of projects, campaigns and policy work to ensure the survival of this integral apex predator of our oceans.
Shark Conservation Society
The Shark Conservation Society seeks to further conservation through research expeditions and campaigns based on fact and practical experience, and to promote best practice when interaction with sharks is necessary'. There are many excellent and effective charities and other campaigning organisations promoting various aspects of shark conservation and awareness in UK and around the world. We believe the Shark Conservation Society (SCS) is the only expedition organisation at present specifically operating and campaigning from a platform of fact and practical experience.
All 3 thresher shark species are now listed as VULNERABLE by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN press release 2007). Thresher sharks are among the more demanded shark species for global fisheries. They are prized for their high quality meat which is used fresh, frozen, smoked and dried-salted. Their fins are prized for shark-fin soup, their livers for vitamin extraction and their hides are used in the production of leather goods.
The Ocean Foundation
Our nine initiatives are: International Sustainable Aquaculture, Coral Reefs, Coasts and Beaches, Marine Mammals, Polar Seas, Sea Turtles, Ocean Leadership, World Oceans, and Ocean Acidification.
WSORC was established to increase the presence and availability of researchers in Honduras to work with whale sharks. Our aim is to gather data on whale sharks and their environmental conditions.
Sea Life Trust
The SEA LIFE Trust is dedicated to taking action to conserve marine wildlife and the environment through global campaigns, innovative research and inspiring education. Our vision is a world where vital marine habitats and wildlife are respected and conserved, where fish stocks are abundant and plastic pollution is extinct.
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