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New Massachusetts Law Bans Shark Finning

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill outlawing the possession or distribution of shark fins in Massachusetts.

Supporters of the ban say shark fins are often removed for use in soup while the rest of the shark is thrown back in the sea, still alive. 209 more words

News

Conservation: A Fight For Survival

This is a project I’ve been filming over the last several months in Palm Beach, FL. I’ve always been fascinated by sharks. Once I became a diver, I finally had the the opportunity to be in the water with these majestic animals. 135 more words

Palm Beach

Sharks Need Love

An issue I have come across using twitter is the fact that sharks are killed at alarming rates.

When I saw a picture which showed the figures of shark deaths each year, I couldn’t believe what I saw. 183 more words

Animals

Blue Oblivion - Where Are the Sharks?

Another post on the professional blog. I would be so happy if you would switch your “Following” allegiance to kerrylee.org!

The post is about sharks! I love sharks. 6 more words

Life

Blue Oblivion - And Where Are the Sharks?

We may spend the majority of our lives with feet planted on Terra Firma, but that, in reality, is not the planet we live on. We live on Oceana; about 71% of our planet’s surface is water covered, and most of it is briny. 745 more words

Travel

Just found out that India is one of the largest exporters (second, possibly) of shark fins in the world. :(

This isn’t the most original thought, this drawing, as I discovered only after I finished it. Too late, now.

Sharks: Friend Or Foe?

Let’s give these gentle giants a new reputation.

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