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Protesters Target Hong Kong Restaurants Serving Shark Fin

Protesters Target Hong Kong Restaurants Serving Shark Fin

With recent reports showing that a vast majority of Hong Kong restaurants continue to serve shark fin soup — often with no shark fin alternatives on the menu — protestors led by Hong Kong Shark Fo...

Shark Stewards: Saving Threatened Sharks

Shark Stewards: Saving Threatened Sharks

Oakland Zoo's Conservation Speaker Series Presents David McGuire, Founder of Shark Stewards and the ‘Healthy Oceans and Bay’ Campaign

3 in 4 Singaporeans would back laws to reduce shark's fin consumption: WWF survey

3 in 4 Singaporeans would back laws to reduce shark's fin consumption: WWF survey

SINGAPORE - Three in four people here would support legislation to reduce the consumption of shark's fin, a World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore (WWF-Singapore) survey has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Recognising the economic importance of shark tourism is criticalcrucial given the current risk of extinction to the world’s sharks and ray species.

Tourism with bite: swimming with the great white shark

Diving off Guadalupe Island was a biologist’s paradise for shark specialist Lauren Smith. The best bit? Seeing the drama of a great white shark defecating ...

Anti-shark hunting demonstration. Photo By: BOAZ SAMORAI

Israeli divers to protest underwater in effort to save world’s sharks

The Red Sea dive will be the first in a series of such protests around the world.

Swimming With Sharks - Who Wants to Join Me?

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Photographs by Joe PlatkoBefore this year, I had never (knowingly) shared the water with a shark. In fact, I will admit that I was one of those people who would stare nervously into the abyss before d...

Food tech firm makes alternative to Asian delicacy that kills 73 million fish a year

Biotech bid to take shark off the menu and cut the fin trade

Food tech firm makes alternative to Asian delicacy that kills 73 million fish a year

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

A huge infographic of 50 interesting facts about our oceans from sources like NASA, the NOAA and National Geographic.

Hong Kong, Singapore protests planned after FedEx refuses to ban shark fin

Hong Kong, Singapore protests planned after FedEx refuses to ban shark fin | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Conservation group WildAid Hong Kong is planning street protests after US logistics company FedEx refused to ban shark fin shipments. FedEx was asked to make its stance clear after competitors UPS and DHL both made announcements against transporting shark fins last week. In a statement to WildAid seen by HKFP, FedEx evaded the question and said it “will […]

WARNING: Disturbing content. Appalling footage of the world's biggest fish, which is a protected species, being butchered at market sparks outrage with shark conservation campaigners

Sick film shows whale shark being sawed into pieces while alive

WARNING: Disturbing content. Appalling footage of the world's biggest fish, which is a protected species, being butchered at market sparks outrage with shark conservation campaigners

The Misunderstood Shark A spate of shark attacks this summer has left beachgoers especially fearful, but there’s much more to the creatures than their bite

The Misunderstood Shark

A spate of shark attacks this summer has left beachgoers especially fearful, but there’s much more to the creatures than their bite

Photo credit: Shark Attack Survivors for Shark Conservation

Richard Branson: Don’t Turn Shark Encounter Into an Excuse to Kill More Sharks

In the aftermath of surfer Mick Fanning's encounter with a shark last week, there has rightly been widespread acclaim for the way the three-time world champion handled the terrifying incident. Julian Wilson, Mick's mentee and competitor, also richly deserves admiration and respect for bravely swimmi...

Richard Branson: Don’t Turn Shark Encounter Into an Excuse to Kill More Sharks

Richard Branson: Don’t Turn Shark Encounter Into an Excuse to Kill More Sharks

In the aftermath of surfer Mick Fanning's encounter with a shark last week, there has rightly been widespread acclaim for the way the three-time world champion handled the terrifying incident. Julian Wilson, Mick's mentee and competitor, also richly deserves admiration and respect for bravely swimmi...

U.S. court upholds California ban on shark fins

U.S. court upholds California ban on shark fins

A federal appeals court upheld California’s ban on possession or sale of shark fins...