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

Nancy
- 1755 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
- 2078 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
- 1302 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
- 1772 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.
Shark, Turtles Snared By Net
Animals  (tags: wildlife, shark, turtles, snared, illegal gill net )

Betty
- 2529 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
- 2082 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
Hammerhead Sharks Have "Human" Vision
Animals  (tags: Shark, T-shape, Hammerhead )

Nancy
- 1763 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Hammerhead sharks' distinctive T-shaped heads give the predators human-like vision, according to a new study.
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
- 761 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.
SAY NO TO SHARK FINNING IN NEW ZEALAND *** Please Sign ***
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalcruelty, conservation, cruelty, humans, investigation, killing, protection, Shark, suffering )

Frans
- 105 days ago - greenpeace.org
Last year the NZ Government released a proposal that would see shark finning made illegal within three years. Then, following 45,000 public submissions they accepted the proposal, and it has now been brought forward - with a few changes. Unfortunately...
Shark Fins Traced to Endangered Populations
Animals  (tags: Shark, DNA, Chinese delicacy )

Nancy
- 1764 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
- 1838 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 )

Cher
- 2372 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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