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New Study: Microplastics Pushing Sharks and Whales Toward Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Microplastics, sharks, whales, marine mammals, extinction, harmful to animals, ocean pollution, ban of plastic, stronger protection laws, safety, Animal Welfare, changing attitudes, Sustainable Development, clean up )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A new study reveals that oceanic megafauna such as whale sharks, baleen whales, and mobuild rays are endangered by microplastics. They are filter feeders, which means they don't have teeth, but rather plates through which they strain food and water.
VIDEO - Shark Charities See Surge in Donations 'Because Trump'
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, charities, donations, Trump, animals, bizarre, environment, humans, unusual, video, wildlife )

Lone
- 21 days ago - ecowatch.com
President Trump might have an affinity for elephants, but not so much for another threatened and iconic species: sharks. As adult film actress/Trump's alleged ex-mistress Stormy Daniels claimed in a recent interview with In Touch Weekly
Humpback Whale Protects Human From Dangerous Shark
Offbeat  (tags: Humpback whales, sharks, attacks, humans, ocean mammals, protection, compassion, behaviours )

Kalliope
- 35 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Renowned marine biologist Nan Hauser had an incredible close encounter with a 25-ton humpback whale in October 2017. This experience happened while Hauser and her team were immersed in the sea near the Cook Islands on a dive in search of marine mammals.
Ecuador Creates GaláPagos Marine Sanctuary to Protect Sharks
Offbeat  (tags: Equador, sharks, sanctuary, conservation )

Scooby
- 698 days ago - theguardian.com
Belgium-sized area around northern islands of Darwin and Wolf will be off-limits for fishing in bid to conserve sharks and unique habitat
Update on Our Wolf Angel in Michigan! Abigail Kopf Is Now Walking, Uber Shooter Says the App Made Him Do It
Offbeat  (tags: wolf angel, Kalamazoo, Abigail Kopf, Uber, shooting, wolves, sharks, protection, humans, children, unusual, pictures, news, americans, interesting )

Roxie
- 704 days ago - battlecreekenquirer.com
Update with extra links included in comments. Abby loves Wolves and Sharks! She was set up for organ donations after being pronounced dead and then nothing short of a miracle, she squeezed her mothers hand! Stand strong little one.
Large Shark Eats Smaller Shark in 'Turf War'
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Marine Life, Sharks )


- 714 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A female sand tiger shark measuring 2.2m (7.2ft) has slowly eaten a smaller 1.2m (3.9ft) male banded hound shark in a Seoul aquarium, bite by bite.
Video Shows Woman Dancing With Sharks to Prove Their Social Skills
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Tracy
- 833 days ago - independent.co.uk
To prove how sharks are actually amazing creatures a scuba diving instructor has filmed herself dancing while being surrounded by them.
Divers Remove Hook From Sharks Mouth in Florida
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, divers, oceans, protection )

Tracy
- 857 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
VIDEO: A group of divers in Florida manage to distract a dusky shark for long enough to get a fish hook out of its mouth
Shark Culling Could Indirectly Accelerate Climate Change, Study Warns
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, climate, culling, study, change )

Scooby
- 872 days ago - theguardian.com
The findings come as shark experts meet at a summit at Taronga zoo in Sydney to discuss emerging technologies that can deter the marine predators.
VIDEO Dozens of Sharks Moving Through Shallow Waters in England
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, shallow waters, england, swimming, selsey, footage, animals, bizarre, environment, interesting, off-beat, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 942 days ago - msn.com
An estimated 50 sharks were seen swimming in knee-deep water near Selsey, England on Wednesday. Watch raw footage of the sharks.
Earth:Filming the Amazing Great White Shark Hunt
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- 1018 days ago - bbc.com
It's probably the best known and most spectacular shark behaviour, but how does a filmmaker capture it in a new way?
Drone Captures Aerial Footage Of Whale Shark And Manta Ray Feeding Frenzy
Offbeat  (tags: Offbeat, whales, sharks, Manta Ray, AnimalWelfare )

JeanisAWA
- 1206 days ago - thedodo.com
Swimming with whale sharks and manta rays is surely a mind-blowing experience. But seeing them from a drone's-eye-view may be just as incredible. These stunning images, captured off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, show snorkelers weaving among the anim
HereâEUR(TM)s What 100 Sharks Having Lunch on the Beach Look Like | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, bizarre, environment )

JeanisAWA
- 1219 days ago - takepart.com
Here's What 100 Sharks Having Lunch on the Beach Look Like<br /> The feeding frenzy along the North Carolina shore is 'a sign of a very healthy ecosystem.' (see video) and sign Pledge. Thanks.
Halted the Controversial Culling of Sharks Off Western Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Western Australia, shark cull, halted, Perth, good news, sharks )

Scooby
- 1252 days ago - blogs.nature.com
Western Australia's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has halted the controversial culling of sharks off Western Australia, citing "too much uncertainty" about the impact on marine fauna.
 

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