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Are New Zealand’s big sharks in big trouble? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 13, 2018

Tyler Northern Last month, Minister for Conservation, Hon Eugenie Sage, released the news that great white and basking sharks have been reclassified from ‘at risk’ to ‘threatened’. Sounds bad, right? But what does this actually mean? The statuses are based on the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS) – a system administered by the Department of Conservation. Read More