Federal Government Announces Support for State Laws Protecting Sharks : The Humane Society of the United States
The National Marine Fisheries Service has announced that state laws to combat shark finning are not preempted by federal law, a welcome change in course from its previous position that jeopardized these important state laws to protect shark populations.
A boat carrying nine people anchored to the oddly named “Shark Island” off Serangan on Bali’s southeastern shore.
The “island” is not actually an island — it is a marine conservation project called “Bali Sharks” that focuses on saving sharks and taking care of them inside a pontoon that acts as a shark nursery until they are ready to be released into their natural habitat.
Expedition 2014: White Sharks and Whales to benefit Whale Dolphin Conservation and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. This is your chance to see the most exciting wildlife Cape Cod has to offer: great white sharks, humpback whales, finback whales, seals and sea-birds galore! We will have the added benefit of a spotter plane to help us find wildlife.
A recently released report by a nongovernmental organization found that about 600 whale sharks and basking sharks are processed by a factory in China every year.
In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, or radio dials, they donât see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to industry insiders about the actual business of entertainment in hopes of shedding some light on how the pop-culture sausage gets made.
The billionaire says the policy in Western Australia is damaging the country’s reputation and will deter tourists.
Government set to overturn bans on sale of shark fin soup in eight states in support of law offering more limited protection
Sharknado 2: The Second One is officially happening, with stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid confirmed to start filming next month. The follow-up to last year’s low-budget smash Sharknado will be filmed and set in New York City, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It will bring Los Angeles survivors Fin (Ziering) and April (Reid) to the Big Apple, where only they will be able to save its citizens and landmarks from nature’s cruelest aquatic and aerial assault.
The 2013 Shark Attack File stated that there were 53 authenticated, unprovoked shark attacks in the United States, including two fatalities in Hawaii.
Six newborn Newport Aquarium shark rays hovering in a tank separate from their mom, Sweet Pea, are oblivious to the fact they’ve made history.
Three female and three male pups are the first of their kind known to be born in captivity.