In 2018, I started studying shark and ray fisheries in Malvan, a fishing town on India’s west coast. I would visit the landing centre three times a week and record the sharks and rays present, which involved identifying the species (most of which have very minute differences between them), taking measurements of (often muddy and/or slimy) specimens and collecting fishing-related data from busy…
This World Oceans Day we take a look at some of the research ICCS team members are doing in order to protect our Oceans.
Hollie Booth's research focuses on understanding and balancing trade-offs for practical and ethical shark conservation in the coral triangle.
Her World Oceans Day message
With one million users joining platforms every day, co-authors of the first global horizon scan on illegal wildlife trade (IWT) call for further research into social media’s influence on wildlife trafficking networks and consumer behaviour.
EJ is taking part in the UK Parliamentary hearing: Wildlife Trade, Origins of Covid-19 and preventing future pandemics. Tune in now and watch it live, post questions and understand the complexities of this debate: https://youtu.be/lskSHMD4wDw