Blogs

The Shark Free Marina Initiative Calls For End of Recreational Killing of Sharks in U.S. Waters

WASHINGTON (May 31, 2011) — The Shark Free Marina Initiative released statistics showing that recreational fishing of sharks in the U.S. has contributed to the devastating decline in shark populations worldwide. Up to 73 million sharks are killed world-wide each year in commercial fisheries, mostly for their fins.

Tulotoma Snail on the Road to Recovery

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today reclassified the tulotoma snail
from endangered to threatened under the Endangered Species Act,
declaring the snail is making major strides on the road to recovery.

Sportsmen Respond to Clarification by Interior Department of BLM ‘Wild Lands’ Management

Sportsmen reinforce need for ‘clear and specific direction’
to enable conservation of backcountry lands