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When the Top of the Food Chain is Turned into Our Food: Why Finning Isn't Winning

Imagine an animal you’ve established a relationship with suffering a long and slow death–all because someone decided that their commercial potential was more valuable than the animal’s right to life.  486 more words

A Steaming Hot Bowl of Brutality

Tonight I had the unfortunate real life encounter with something that I have only ever read about on the internet. Casually reading through a menu in hopes of finding vegetarian pho my eyes darted to the bolded words “ 435 more words

International Development

A brief account: elasmobranch research in Southern Mozambique

I’m currently partaking in an effort to obtain more data for artisanal elasmobranch (sharks, rays) fisheries in Southern Mozambique. Such research in the area has never been done before, hence the data, analysis and conclusions are invaluable to understanding local artisanal fisheries and the sustainability thereof. 588 more words

Mozambique: Beneath the Surface

The southern coast of Mozambique is recognized for its turquoise seas, warm currents, vibrant coral reefs and a diverse collection of marine fauna, yet there is hidden devastation within this paradise.  974 more words


Shark Fin Shock

Today I thought I would chat to everyone a little about shark finning and really make everyone aware of the barbaric practices that happen everyday and are destroying countless shark populations around the world. 656 more words

Endangered Species

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