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Global Protection for the Oceanic Whitetip

Landmark conservation efforts went into effect for three species of sharks and all species of manta rays that start a long road to recovery for these decimated animal populations. In March 2013, Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna...
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Dusky Shark Rescue

During this past Oceanic Whitetip Shark Diving season on Cat Island, the crew at Epic Diving successfully rescued a dusky shark in desperate need of help. The crew and guests of our annual A Cotton Photo expedition were horrified to see a large male dusky shark arrive near the...
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Protect Oceanic Whitetip Sharks

This information was sent out by PEW to help get people involved in this part of shark legislation. You can find the info on PEW’s site here. On the site, you can enter your information and send the email out to your Senators, Representative, and Secretary Kenneth...
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A win for shark protection proponents

GREAT news today! The government of the Bahamas agreed to pass legislation to prohibit the export of any shark or shark product from the Bahamas. Thanks to the Bahamas National Trust, PEW, Guy Harvey Research Institute, and all those who who supported this project. A special...
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PEW fights for Sharks at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

PEW remains one of the leading conservation groups with an active voice towards shark protection. The group is attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress, sometimes described as the world’s biggest “trade show” for conservation and development. This year it will be held Sept....
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Oceanic Whitetip Shark – IUCN’s Assessment

Oceanic Whitetip Shark The IUCN, or International Union for Conservation of Nature, recently published the report from their Species Survival Commission Shark Specialist Group. The report can be downloaded in it’s entirety here. Here’s an excerpt from their section on Oceanic...
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Sharks! It’s a Numbers Game.

Spend 1 minute and take a look at this video below. It’s well organized PSA on the problems facing sharks, and the oceans in general. Spread the word and help shark conservation! Here’s an infographic showing the danger to sharks.
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Bahamas Shark Sanctuary

C elebrating one year since the government of the Bahamas announced that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately 630,000 square kilometers (243,244 square miles) of the country’s waters is now prohibited, establishing a national Bahamas Shark Sanctuary. Sharks are now...