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Rare Shark Performs “Virgin Births”—First Known in The Wild

The Smalltooth Sawfish is considered one of the world’s most endangered species! These sharks can grow to a length of 20 feet. It is estimated that their population...
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New Galápagos Sanctuary Has World’s Highest Abundance of Sharks

Exciting news out of Ecuador! The Galapagos Islands will now have some protection against fishing. Upon creation of the sanctuary, Correa said, “The Galápagos Islands...
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SeaWorld announces end to captive orca whale breeding

Great News from SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby, President and CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, was joined by Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United...
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Study says Marine Protected Areas can benefit large sharks

Dr. Hammerschlag’s lab at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science just published new findings that suggest the expansion of...
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Hammerhead pitstop « Save Our Seas Foundation

We recently came across this article written by Tristan Guttridge at the Bimini Biological Field Station explaining how some of the tagging takes place with the Great...

Removal of Sharks Has Far Reaching Impacts on the Environment

The decline of sharks will cut short our supply of seafood and affect human survival. This is a matter of food security, and if the present trade of sharks continues,...
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Restaurants Serving Shark Fin Soup | Animal Welfare Institute

Many shark populations have faced steep declines due to years of exploitation. Their slow reproductive rates make them extremely vulnerable to extinction. The...

NOAA 2015 Coastal Shark Survey

The Coastal Shark Research Survey began in 1989 and covers the waters along the east coast from Delaware to Florida. The research groups goes out every two to three...
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Bahamas Expands Marine Protected Areas

The Bahamas has significantly expanded its network of marine protected areas. On August 31, 2015, the Hon. Kenred Dorsett, Minister of the Environment and Housing,...
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A Year of Shark-Conservation Wins

Countries around the world worked together on an unprecedented scale to prepare for implementation of new landmark shark protections that went into effect Sept. 14, 2014....