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[Fabrily fundraiser for Shark Trust No Limits? campaign]

Fabrily fundraiser for Shark Trust No Limits? campaign

29 Jan 2015

WORLDWIDE// To help raise funds and awareness about the No Limits? campaign, the Shark Trust has launched a range of t-shirts, which are available on the Fabrily website.
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[A rare Megamouth Shark just washed up in the Philippines - Quartz]

A rare Megamouth Shark just washed up in the Philippines - Quartz

28 Jan 2015

THE PHILIPPINES// The recent spate of strange shark sightings just keeps going. Today, a rubbery-lipped, 15-ft. (4.5 m) beastie washed up on a beach in the Philippines. Image © Marc Dando.
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[Shark attack suspected on killer whale John Coe - BBC News]

Shark attack suspected on killer whale John Coe - BBC News

28 Jan 2015

SCOTLAND// A shark has been suspected of biting a chunk out of the tail fluke of a killer whale well-known to whale and dolphin watchers in Scotland. Image © Pittman, Wikimedia Commons.
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[Safari operators in online picture controversy deny shark fishing - Minivan News]

Safari operators in online picture controversy deny shark fishing - Minivan News

27 Jan 2015

MALDIVES// The operators of a Safari boat whose staff and visitors were pictured with endangered shark species have assured that they pay special attention to environmental conservation, denying that the images showed shark fishing. Image © Matthew Potenski.
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[Shark populations suffer from undue reputation - Phys.org]

Shark populations suffer from undue reputation - Phys.org

27 Jan 2015

WORLDWIDE// Sharks have been making news yet again, after a spate of sightings in Newcastle, New South Wales, prompted days of beach closures and reports of oceangoers allegedly being 'stalked' by 'monster' specimens. Image © JSD.
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[Company ordered to pay $90,000 for fishing in Ningaloo reef reserve - The Guardian]

Company ordered to pay $90,000 for fishing in Ningaloo reef reserve - The Guardian

27 Jan 2015

AUSTRALIA// The federal court has ordered a commercial fishing company to pay almost $90,000 for trawling in what is now a world heritage-listed marine park at Ningaloo reef, off the Western Australian coast. Image © Ellen Cuylaerts.
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[White Shark rescued on South African beach - Inquisitr]

White Shark rescued on South African beach - Inquisitr

26 Jan 2015

SOUTH AFRICA// A young White Shark is able to freely roam the seas once again after surviving an accidental encounter with fishermen in South Africa, and the predator’s dramatic rescue was captured on film by an unsuspecting beachgoer. Image © Terry Goss.
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[Shark-detecting sonar system promised by Coalition if it wins NSW election - The Guardian]

Shark-detecting sonar system promised by Coalition if it wins NSW election - The Guardian

25 Jan 2015

AUSTRALIA// New technology that will send a message to lifesavers each time a shark swims around a popular NSW beach is on the horizon if the Coalition wins the state election. Image © Sean Sequeira.
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[Shark myths caught in net - The Herald]

Shark myths caught in net - The Herald

23 Jan 2015

AUSTRALIA// The future of the controversial shark meshing program may be in the hands of the Primary Industries Minister, after an independent committee charged with reviewing the program urged authorities to scientifically assess whether the program needed to be modified or even discontinued. Image © Tonya Herron.
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[Satellite watchroom targets illegal fishing - BBC News]

Satellite watchroom targets illegal fishing - BBC News

22 Jan 2015

WORLDWIDE// Technologists have introduced a novel system they hope can help tackle illegal fishing. It meshes satellite and other data to monitor the activities of vessels, automatically triggering alarms when suspicious activity is observed.
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