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Millions of Sharks on Migration Around Britain Destined for Shark Fin Soup
Offbeat  (tags: Sharks, migrating, Great Britain, shark fin soup )

Marie
- 69 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Up to four million sharks, mainly blues and makos, are estimated to be caught every year in the North Atlantic as fishermen target migratory routes to and from British waters reports the Plymouth Herald.
Sea Shepherd Brazil Launches 'Bleeding Ocean' Campaign to Help Save Sharks From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, sharks, Sea Shepherd )

Cher Away
- 75 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
In a campaign that is equal parts brilliant and gruesome, Sea Shepherd and Maplink designers have coordinated to color the ocean depicted on maps to show as deep red, to signify the blood of countless sharks slaughtered in Brazilian waters.
More Than 170 Sharks Caught Under Australia Cull Policy
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Animals, Sharks, Cull, Australia )

Ray
- 78 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 170 sharks have been caught on lines under a controversial cull policy in Western Australia.
British Man Saved From Shark By Pod of DOLPHINS Who Joined Him for Part of Marathon Eight Hour Swim
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, marathon, swimmer, saved, sharks, dolphins, video )

Marie
- 92 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
British swimmer, Adam Walker had enough to worry about as he took on the freezing ocean in a grueling eight hour and 36 minute swim across the Cook Strait on Tuesday.
16-Foot Great White Shark Spotted Near Australian Beach
Offbeat  (tags: Joan of shark, great white, tracked, sharks, Australia, big )

Marie
- 97 days ago - mnn.com
Nicknamed 'Joan of Shark,' this 1.8-ton fish is being tracked by local officials by an electronic tag.
Animals Go Crackers At Christmas (PICTURES)
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas, presents, animals, lenders, meerkats, dogs, tigers, monkeys, sharks, offbeat )

Marie
- 211 days ago - m.huffpost.com
Whether it's a meerkat with a cracker or a chimp with a Santa hat, there's always plenty of Christmas spirit sprinkled over the Zoos around the world.
WATCH: Seal Jumps On Duck Hunter In Boat!
Offbeat  (tags: duck, hunter, seal, sharks, darlin' video )

BarbKnigh
- 213 days ago - on.aol.com
The curious little guy must have been trying to escape a shark. What hunter couldn't believe.
Paddleboarder Gets Too Close for Comfort With Great White Shark
Offbeat  (tags: paddleboarders, three, great white, sharks, below, exciting )

Giana
- 243 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Paddleboarders were shocked to find that three great white sharks were swimming within 300 feet from each other.
Things That Kill More People Than Sharks
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, wildlife, oceans, sharks, statistics, interesting, health )

Judy
- 291 days ago - themetapicture.com
Maybe it is too simple to just compare the number of fatalities per cause, but still, these figures are quite astonishing!
'Invisibility Suit' Promises to Protect Surfers From Sharks! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: humans, protection, animals, wildlife, sharks )

Cher Away
- 337 days ago - theguardian.com
Promotional video for what is claimed to be the first ever shark-proof wetsuit. SAMS (Shark Attack Mitigation Systems) claims to have developed a wetsuit that confuses sharks. It says it has come up with two types of wetsuit: one that warns the shark
Sharks Vs. Dinosaurs: Deadly Encounters
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, versus, dinosaurs, encounters, interesting, research )

Giana
- 348 days ago - news.discovery.com
Sharks and dinosaurs were both prevalent during the same periods, but did they ever encounter each other? Recent evidence suggests that they likely did. Here are the most probable shark encounters with dinosaurs.
Five Shark Species Win Protection Against Finning Trade
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, sharks )

Cher Away
- 501 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Cites summit votes for strictly controlled permits to export fins of oceanic whitetip, porbeagle and three species of hammerhead
100 Million Sharks Killed Annually, Report Says
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, sharks )

Cher Away
- 504 days ago - greenerideal.com
When most people think of sharks, they think of a human predator but the reality is quite different--humans are the shark predators. While the media reported 12 shark deaths, according to National Geographic, in 2011, a new report published in the journal
EU Takes Steps to Bolster Shark Finning Bans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, sharks, fins )

Cher Away
- 606 days ago - greenerideal.com
The European Parliament voted to strengthen the European Union's current ban on shark finning-- the practice of catching a shark, removing its fins and dumping the animal back into the sea.. The original EU regulation included a loophole which allowed
Costa Rica Officially Bans Shark Finning
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, ban, sharks, finning )

Cher Away
- 651 days ago - greenerideal.com
Costa Rica has passed a blanket ban on shark finning. This is the process whereby the fins are sliced off sharks, often while they are alive, before the fish are thrown back into the ocean to die.
 

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