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Shark Fins Traced to Home Waters Using DNA -- A First
Animals  (tags: Shark, Home Water, DNA )

Nancy
- 2058 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Many of the hammerhead sharks that are butchered to feed Asian demand for shark-fin soup start their lives in American waters, a new forensic study shows.
Rare Whale Shark Photographed Off Gold Coast
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, whale shark, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2381 days ago - goldcoast.com.au
A WHALE shark has been photographed off the Gold Coast _ the first time in 30 years one of the gentle giants has been seen in southeast Queensland waters. Local fishermen Mark Pease and James Bowden were about to head home when the 6m shark surfaced by
UK Shark Fin Ban - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, shark, shark fins, shark finning, fish, marine animals, United Kingdom, humans, shark fin trade, killing, ethics, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1606 days ago - gopetition.com
Shark finning is the barbaric act of removing the fins from a live shark and then dumping the fish back into the oceans where it suffers an agonising death. The fins are then used in the production of Shark Fin Soup.
Shark Jobs: Nature's Dirty Work
Animals  (tags: Shark, dirty Work, Ferries )

Nancy
- 2075 days ago - livescience.com
They might all look like troublemakers, but most sharks have a grander purpose - or at least a useful one - beyond scaring surfers. Some eat gross things or serve as ferries to total suckers.
Hammerhead Sharks Have "Human" Vision
Animals  (tags: Shark, T-shape, Hammerhead )

Nancy
- 2066 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Hammerhead sharks' distinctive T-shaped heads give the predators human-like vision, according to a new study.
Shark, Turtles Snared By Net
Animals  (tags: wildlife, shark, turtles, snared, illegal gill net )

Betty
- 2832 days ago - mauinews.com
A hammerhead shark that may have been sighted through the week in the shallows on the Kihei coastline was found dead Thursday in an illegally set gill net off Charley Young Beach. Two turtles were also snared in the net.
Tennyson Beach Pregnant Shark Was Carrying 20 Puppies
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, puppies, shark fishing, released, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2385 days ago - news.com.au
SHARK fisherman Tim, who claims to have landed the 2.5m bronze whaler which washed up on Tennyson beach, has defended sport fishing. And it has been revealed the pregnant shark was carrying 20 puppies. Tim, who declined to give his surname for fear o
ACTION ALERT: Save Great White Sharks From Extinction
Animals  (tags: shark, Great White Shark, extinction, endangered species, Turtle Island Restoration Network, 13.7 Billion Years, Reynard Loki )

Reynard
- 1064 days ago - action.seaturtles.org
Urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to list the North East Pacific Population of Great White Sharks under the Endangered Species Act before they dissapear forever.
Shark Fins Traced to Endangered Populations
Animals  (tags: Shark, DNA, Chinese delicacy )

Nancy
- 2067 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time, DNA tools have successfully pinpointed the geographic origin of shark fins sold dried in markets to satisfy the demand for shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy.
Dead Dolphin Found at Hollywood Beach Near Michigan Street -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.Com
Animals  (tags: dolphin, alligator, death, discovery, shark, necropsy, biologist )

Raffi
- 2142 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
A dead bottlenose dolphin that was bitten by a shark and a decomposed alligator possibly dumped in a canal were found on a mile-long stretch of Hollywood beach this morning. The dolphin was found about 6 a.m. by beach maintenance officials on the
Bertha, New York Aquarium's Oldest Shark, Is Dead
Animals  (tags: shark, aqarium, death, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

CherAway
- 2676 days ago - cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com
Bertha, a sand tiger shark who had lived at the New York Aquarium since the 1960s and was believed to be one of the oldest sharks in any aquarium in the world, died on Saturday, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced today.
   

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