Newsletters

28
Sep
2021

Here you can find the latest issue of the EU Shark Rally Newsletter.

It’s make or break for makos! Next week, EU Member States will agree on their position for North Atlantic mako before the ICCAT meeting in November. So NOW is the time to speak up and urge the EU to adopt the science based measures this highly threatened shark so urgently needs. Check out the latest issue of the EU Shark Rally Newsletter for more information.

Don’t rely on others, lead the charge and take action this week…

  1. Send a digital postcard to decision makers urging them to support the science at next week’s meeting.
  2. Send a postcard to decision makers in the mail. It’s easy, just reply to this email and we’ll send postcards out to you ASAP!
16
Aug
2021

Here you can find the latest issue of the EU Shark Rally Newsletter. 

Last month’s ICCAT meeting saw the EU and US continue to ignore the scientific advice to ban retention of mako in the North Atlantic, despite increasing support from Member States for this clear advice. But it’s not over yet! With an additional ICCAT mako focused meeting proposed for this autumn, there’s still time to urge the EU Commission to change their position. Like you, many government officials will be taking a break over summer. What better way to remind them of their responsibility to speak up for makos than by sending a summer postcard! Check out the latest Newsletter to find out how!

Continue reading EU Shark Rally Newsletter Issue 6

1
Jul
2021

Here you can find the latest issue of the EU Shark Rally Newsletter.  We’re pleased to announce the first EU Member State to back the ICCAT scientific advise to prohibit the retention of makos in the North Atlantic and become our first EU Mako Champion…check out the newsletter to find out who it is! And…we’ve just released the Voices for Makos video showcasing EU citizens, politicians, scientists, divers, aquariums voice their support for the science as well.

Continue reading EU Shark Rally Newsletter Issue 5

2
Jun
2021

Here you can find the fourth issue of the EU Shark Rally Newsletter. Over the past few weeks, countries have stepped up to voice their support for a retention ban with no exceptions for North Atlantic mako sharks. While the EU continues to promote retention of mako, in spite of the scientific advice for non-retention.  We need you to make more noise! Inform your Member States, place pressure on the EU Commission, ensure the EU’s position reflects the views of all Member States.

Continue reading EU Shark Rally Newsletter Issue 4