FAQ: Everything you need to know on sharks and their conservation

Posted on 01 March 2012  | 
What role do sharks play in the ecosystem, what benefits do they give to humans? Are sharks protected? What are the regulations? What does WWF do to save sharks? These and more questions are addressed in this comprehensive Frequently-asked-questions document.
A white tip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
A white tip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) swimming in Beqa lagoon, Fiji. Shark diving and feeding is becoming a popular tourist activity off Beqa lagoon not too far from Suva, capital city of Fiji. There is regular shark feeding at this venue. Suva, Fiji
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