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Swimming Fast for Sharks!

                When Todd Cameron was a kid he spent hours and hours in the pool pretending he was […]

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It is there again: the myth of the rogue shark…

All shark bites are incredibly sad for the people involved and their families. But is a reaction like the one in New Zealand of today […]

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Why is a CITES listing so important?

So far, there are only a few shark species on CITES Appendix II:  the white shark Carcharodon carcharias, whale shark Rhincodon typus and basking shark […]

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Oceanic Whitetip Sharks stay close to home – most of the time

Oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus ) are best known as inhabitants of the open seas. However, a new report by an US-led team of marine […]

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Shark tagging??

                Many research projects are focused on tracking sharks and rays. The objective of is research is data […]

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CITES: Will the poor porbeagle finally be listed??

From March 4th to March 13th, the Sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of […]

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Long Time Ocean Swimmer: Shark sightings nothing to fear

Last September, the  government of West Australia announced the spending of AUD 6.85 million to monitor and cull sharks close to popular beaches. The US […]

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Shark Finning in Mozambique – The Develish Dillemma

Mozambique has always been famous for its large numbers of sharks and rays. It is also an extremely poor country. This combination has triggered a […]

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Netherlands: Recreational Anglers Contribute to Shark Action Plan

In  2009 , the Netherlands launched the Shark Action Plan, a collaboration between several organisations: Foundation De Noordzee, Shark Alliance, World Widlife Fund, the Waddenvereniging, […]

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2012 Ties Worst Year for US Shark Incidents

In 2012, shark incidents in U.S. waters tied the record  of 53 unprovoked incidents, set in 2000. Florida had the most with 26 bites. The […]

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