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That 15-foot-long tiger shark need wrestling? Leave it to the pros

For generations raised on Jaws and Sharknado, putting your hands within snapping distance of the ocean’s most awesome apex predator might seem like a very scary prospect — and does the boilerplate “we’re-more-dangerous-to-them-than-they-are-to-us” disclaimer really make anyone feel any better? 1,369 more words


This surfer is committed to saving sharks -- even though he lost his leg to one of them

On an early October morning in 1997, on the west side of the island of Kauai, 18-year-old Mike Coots got in the water with his bodyboard, as he had done hundreds of times before, and started to paddle out. 1,767 more words


'Bout: Boat People.

Another day another sad story about the plight of asylum seekers in Australia. Yesterday I have read about how there have been more deaths in the Manus island detention centre than there have been resettlements… 1,707 more words

Film Review of México Pelágico- A documentary that will inspire you to seek out and protect our ocean’s treasures!

This short film, México Pelágico directed by Jerónimo Prieto founder of Pelagic Life, will inspire you to seek out our ocean’s treasures and to protect and conserve its natural ecosystems. 253 more words

Shark Week: Feeding Fear

One of the summer’s most anticipated network events is starting July fifth. Back again for its twenty-eighth year, Discovery’s Shark Week is the longest running programming event on cable and now broadcasts to over seventy countries around the world. 794 more words

Sharks And The Media

Trailer: Examining the Shark Fin Trade in "Sharks in My Viewfinder"

Sharks in My Viewfinder – trailer from Filmdzsungel.hu Filmjungle.eu on Vimeo.

Underwater filming of sharks and an examination of the shark fin trade in a trailer for a film on this issue. 132 more words


Texas Becomes 10th State to Ban Trade of Shark Fins

From Oceana:

AUSTIN, TX – On Saturday, June 20, Texas became the 10th U.S. state to ban the trade of shark fins, when Gov. Greg Abbott signed… 415 more words