A difficult time for reef sharks

A difficult time for reef sharks

Credit: Global FinPrint

Reef sharks are having a challenging time as they confront threats from fishing, denser human populations and climate change.

An extensive survey has found that adults have effectively become extinct in nearly a fifth of the world’s tropical oceans, while a separate study reveals that, even when protected, shallow shark nurseries are affected by warming water and diminishing oxygen levels.


Published by Cosmos.

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