See on Scoop.it – The Oceans
While the rest of the scientific and management community and I are grateful for the passionate support of many shark conservation advocates, passion is no substitute for knowledge and accuracy. …
Michael Bear’s insight:
I think 2013 should be the year we lay to rest the ’100 million sharks killed each year’ figure–even though good intentions were behind the use of this number, it is *no where near* being scientifically accurate–see Dr. Shelley Clarke’s article on the misuse of this number.
See on www.southernfriedscience.com