The European Union has officially extended measures to protect threatened porbeagle sharks from fishing.
Noting the depleted conservation status of the species, the EU has recognised that previous levels of protection for this species were insufficient, because they did not apply to all European waters. Under the amended Regulation, fishing for porbeagles is now prohibited in all EU waters, including the Mediterranean Sea, and by EU vessels fishing in international waters. MORE
Come out and join us as we clean up around Marietta Landing. We will be cooking and giving out prizes for the most trash collected, biggest piece of trash, heaviest piece of trash and so on. It will be a good time and it's for a very good cause!