Opportunistic Shark Week Post

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In a desperate and craven attempt at pop culture relevance, we offer a round up of readings on food system issues relating to sharks via The Guardian has beat us to the punch with a round up of their own reporting on food system issues relating to sharks. Topics covered:
Palau’s plan to ban commercial fishing
The partnership between scientists and fishermen to reduce bycatch
Sales of sharkfin soup drop in China
A surge in shark populations around New York in response to efforts to clean up the water
Western Australian Shark Cull

The Environmental Defense Fund is doing great work on Catch Share programs to restore fisheries and protect fish like sharks from by catch. Learn more here.

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