GSMP Nature paper becomes ‘Highly Cited’

The first major GSMP research paper has attracted great interest

Within less than a year of publication, GSMP’s study of pelagic shark and fishing vessel overlap that was published in 2019 in Nature has become a Web of ScienceHighly Cited Paper’.

The paper “Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries”. Nature 572, 461-466” has been accessed over 12,000 times.

It was also ranked in the Future Earth Top 30 Global Sustainability papers of 2019

Great to see so much interest in the paper and we hope it informs ongoing initiatives to improve shark conservation.