Law Student Paper Series — Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks Through the Power of International Treaties and the Development of New Shark-Focused Legally Binding Instrument
2/4/21 12-12:45 pm PT
Aquatic animals are an often-forgotten category of animal, historically receiving less attention and consideration from the public. Approximately 100 million sharks are killed every year for various purposes, while tens of millions of them are caught for food consumption. In this presentation, Lu Shegay, Lewis & Clark Law School, will discuss how certain countries treat sharks within their legal frameworks, as well as analyze the international instruments that can help improve protections for sharks. A brief Q&A to follow.
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