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July 1, 2019

Sharks in Crisis: A Call to Action for the Mediterranean

Publisher: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Author: Evan Jeffries

Language: English

Humans and sharks have a relationship stretching back into ancient history. This is particularly clear in the Mediterranean, where sharks were traded and consumed more than 4,000 years ago in the Chalcolithic era and during the Bronze Age. Culturally they've been significant for thousands of years, and even appear in the schemes of the mythological Greek gods.