23 May 2013
SOUTH AFRICA// The KZN Sharks Board is watching with great interest the new “eco-friendly” experiment in Cape Town to deter shark attacks using magnetic fields and synthetic kelp. Image © Ofer Ketter.
22 May 2013
US// Conservationists are decrying a move by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to loosen what critics say is already a lax restriction on shark finning. Image © Andy Murch.
22 May 2013
VIRGINIA// Conservationists are denouncing yesterday's decision by the ASMFC to ignore public concerns, advisory panel recommendations, and scientific evidence by voting to weaken an already lenient regulation on shark finning. Image © Hans Hillewaert.
19 May 2013
NEW ZEALAND// Scientists were stunned when a heavily pregnant 2.6m oceanic whitetip shark was found dead on the beach 40km west of Auckland eight days ago. Image © Andrew Bellamy.
17 May 2013
NEW JERSEY// Delaware may be tiny in terms of its size, but in terms of its bold action for ocean conservation and the protection of the apex predators that sustain our marine resources Delaware is a giant. Image © Enric Sala.
16 May 2013
HONG KONG// Conservationists in Hong Kong say Air Pacific is helping feed the shark fin trade in Asia by transporting the fins into China. Image © ScubaZoo.
14 May 2013
CAPE TOWN// Stellenbosch University scientists have developed an eco-friendly shark barrier which can be used as an alternative to a shark net. The barrier is called “Sharksafe”. Image © Maria Munn.
09 May 2013
The first basking shark of the year in west Cornwall waters has been spotted. Arriving a little later than usual, the gentle giant was seen swimming off Porthcurno last week. Image © Andrew Pearson.
08 May 2013
INDIAN OCEAN// A man has been attacked and killed by a shark on his honeymoon while surfing near a beach on the French island of Reunion. Image © Ivan Vanheer.
08 May 2013
CANADA// Efforts to implement an immediate ban on the sale of shark fins in Calgary have been delayed after a council committee met Wednesday to hear the recommendations of a task force examining the issue. Image © Chee Hong.
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