Stories from the Field

Helping Preserve Sharks and Mantas in Komodo National Park

Added to Stories from the Field on 10 November 2017

Indonesia’s Komodo National Park is becoming famous for more than watching the legendary lizards. Divers are now getting up close with sharks and mantas as ecotourism grows in popularity.

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Fostering sustainable fishing in Pakistan

Added to Stories from the Field on 27 September 2017

Iqrar Mohammad is a 39-year-old Pakistani fishermen who recognises that responsible practices are the way to a sustainable fishery. He is aware that appropriate behaviour by him and his crew today is the surest path to ensuring that their occupation will still exist tomorrow.

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Saying “No” to Shark Fin
in Hong Kong

Added to Stories from the Field on 19 September 2017

WWF-Hong Kong is always looking for new ways to help reduce the consumption and transport of shark fin. And they certainly have their hands full, living and working in the city that accounts for about half of the global shark fin trade every year.

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BRUVing Ground for Sharks in Malaysia

Added to Stories from the Field on 19 September 2017

The quest to find elusive sharks in Malaysia’s Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) will continue another day for Adam Junaidi Payne, WWF-Malaysia’s marine conservation officer in Kudat, Sabah.

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The Recovery is On at Tubbataha

Added to Stories from the Field on 19 September 2017

Tiger sharks appear to be making a comeback in the Philippines’ Tubbataha reefs area. Six individuals have been identified in recent years after many years of the species not being seen at this diving hotspot located in the northern apex of the Coral Triangle.

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