Seeing videos of surfers getting attacked by sharks freaks us out. And that fear can mount to hysteria. When a shark attack happens, it often leads to crazed hunting to reassure the public and the surfer's family, at the expense of the ocean's fragile ecosystem. "It's their domain," says Hawaiian surfer and shark attack survivor...
By William Dass Deepest Bluest, my sharksploitation love is like a...shark’s fin? The article Sharksploitation: Feel the Groove According to ‘Jaws’ appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Dozens of activists Saturday dressed in bloody costumes sprawled outside one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurants linked to the sale of shark fin soup to protest against the killing of the marine predators. The southern Chinese city...Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Protesters wearing shark costumes with the fins cut off surrounded a famous restaurant beside the Hong Kong harbor on Saturday, to demand it halt sales of shark fins, especially from threatened species, such as the whale shark.
Sharks are apex predators and vital to the health of ocean ecosystems. Costa has teamed up with shark attack survivors and OCEARCH “to show that we don’t fear the fin—we fear a world without them.”
Once again, Lush is using it's power to do good. This time the brand is supporting World Oceans Day on June 8 by re-releasing the limited-edition Shark Fin Soap ($6). What's so cool is that 100 percent of sales will go to support the...Show More Summary
The toll that poachers and wildlife traders take on the natural world is staggering and nearly incalculable. Tens of thousands of elephants are slaughtered annually for their ivory. Photo by iStockphoto In recent days, Nevada Governor...Show More Summary
Most people, if they saw the dorsal fin of a great white shark patrolling along the shoreline of their local beach, would think twice about — say — launching a kayak. But a recent video out of central California shows that apparently, that’s not true for everyone. Show More Summary
Terry Selwood, 73, was fishing near Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia when a nine-foot great white shark jumped onto the deck of his boat. "I caught a blur of something coming over the boat … and the pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and knocked me down on the ground to my hands and knees," Selwood told ABC. Show More Summary
You probably wouldn’t blame Mike Coots if he had ill-will towards the tiger shark that took his leg in 1997. But he could not have a belief that is further from that. Coots has done a lot of work to change public perception about sharks. Show More Summary
Although the practice of shark finning is prohibited in our waters, the United States still imports shark fins from countries that do not prohibit finning. Photo by Vanessa Mignon The practice of slicing fins off live sharks and throwing...Show More Summary
Mark Girardeau hovered his drone above the water in Dana Point, looking for movement. Then he saw it: A dark figure darting swiftly; a fin piercing the ocean’s surface. “I got one,” he shouted out as he zoomed in on the great white, swimming just yards from shore. On the sand, other lookie-loos clutched […]
“If we allow sharks to disappear from our oceans, the balance will be gone and our oceans will die, and if our oceans die, mankind goes with it." Shark finning remind me of that episode of Seinfeld in which Elaine advocates eating only the muffin’s top. Show More Summary
Formula One teams exploited the ragged edge of the aerodynamic regulations for 2017, so the series is reigning it in for 2018, reports Auto Motor und Sport. T-wings and big shark fins are out, but the beautification process doesn’t end there. The halo head protection system idea is dead in favor of a new solution… Read more...
A decade ago, Achmat Hassiem and his younger brother were playing the part of drowning swimmers in a routine lifesavers’ drill when they spotted a huge dorsal fin speeding toward them in the chilly waters of False Bay, a major habitat of the great white shark. The 16-foot shark was headed for his...
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Guinea has seized a haul of shark fins and carcasses from Chinese ships fishing illegally off the coast of the west African country and fined the owners.
Shark fins have been discovered on two Chinese fishing vessels during a joint surveillance conducted by Greenpeace and Guinean fishery authorities. One of the vessels also had illegally altered fishing nets on board, while a third Chinese vessel…
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Sens. Shelley Capito, R-W.V., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have introduced legislation to fortify the laws against shark finning by banning any sale of shark fins in the United States. Photo by Ricardo Azoury/ostock A few years ago, a group...Show More Summary