Would the establishment of an International Sharks Commission make sense?

Introduction In my post from 26 August (here) I showed that many of the world's shark species face conservation concerns, based on data collected by the IUCN. This begs the question whether shark management and conservation efforts in its current form are sufficient or effective enough to ensure long-term conservation and sustainable use of these …

Third Meeting of the Parties to the FAO Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA)

Currently, the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) together with the European Commission are hosting the Third Meeting of the Parties to the FAO Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA). As of yesterday, 31 May 2021, around 45 parties and observers each, represented by around 300 participants followed the meeting, which is being held online …