By the Numbers: Sharks 100 Million Sharks Killed Each Year? E Takes a Closer Look

100 Million. That’s the staggering number of sharks purportedly killed each year, according to savingsharks.com, sharkwater.com, the nonprofit WildAid and Anderson Cooper’s 360° blog. The number has become a rallying point for ocean advocates, but is it true? Not quite. Without a doubt, sharks are in serious trouble. A 2006 research paper published in the […]