New Shark Conservation Measures Photo

New Shark Conservation Measures

There was great news for sharks on UN World Oceans Day. Seasave reports that Hawaii Governor David Ige signed nine new laws in a ceremony to mark World Oceans Day, including a ban on intentionally or knowingly capturing, entangling or killing a shark in state marine waters. Meanwhile, in the US Senate, a bill passed that bans the transport, sale, or purchase of shark fins.

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Happy World Oceans Day 2021 Photo

Happy World Oceans Day 2021

Happy World Oceans Day to the Wetpixel community and to image-makers worldwide! So, there is no doubt that every day should be World Oceans Day, but having the UN designate a day in which we all remember and reinforce our commitments to the planet’s oceans and use our imagery to help persuade people that they should be involved in finding solutions for their long-term survival, is a positive and motivating power for good. Please dive into your image libraries and share them wherever you can!

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