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The Shark Club

The Shark Club

by Ann Kidd Taylor

October 2017

I heard about The Shark Club somewhere. At this point, I literally can’t remember where I hear about books. 554 more words

Fiction

Inspired By Nature, Haikus Celebrating Nature for Biodiversity Day 2017

Wildopeneye is celebrating 2017’s International Biodiversity Day (May 22) by sharing the link to a very fine collection of Haiku poetry published by UNDP to celebrate global biodiversity, “Inspired By Nature”. 329 more words

Environmental Education

Explore the Dark Sea of Shark Finning

Shark finning is the removal of fins from a shark, often when the creature is still alive. Sometimes after the fins are stolen from them, they are thrown back into sea. 411 more words

Animals

Petition Congress to Ban Sale of Shark Fins in the United States

Oceana is calling on shark advocates to petition to encourage the U.S. Congress to ban the sale of sharks fins. Cut demand save sharks!

To take easy action and add your name, please click here.

Misc.

Shark Finning

One of the practices I hate the most is shark finning.

It is the cruel practice of removing the fins of a shark and then tossing it back into the ocean for it to slowly drown to its death, as it is unable to swim without its fins. 253 more words

Sharks

House Introduces Legislation to Help Protect Sharks

From Oceana:

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I-M.P.) introduced the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act, which would ban the buying and selling of shark fins in the United States. 486 more words

Misc.

Thanking Rob Stewart, Ocean Warrior.

I live in a country whose media is fuelled by shark hysteria. The fear of the Great White Monster of the deep, the lurking predator – a creature that can smell blood from kilometres away. 359 more words

Surfing