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[Shark Focus: Issue 50 - out soon!]

Shark Focus: Issue 50 - out soon!

22 Jul 2014

UK// We’re pleased to announce the latest issue of our Shark Focus Magazine will be with Shark Trust members in the next couple of weeks. Image © Charles Hood.
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[White Shark from 1983 attracts new attention - CBC News]

White Shark from 1983 attracts new attention - CBC News

21 Jul 2014

CANADA// A White Shark caught off P.E.I. more than 30 years ago has been named one of the world's top five legendary sharks by the Discovery Channel. Image © David Stephens.
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[Great Barrier Reef 'in worst state since records began' - The Guardian]

Great Barrier Reef 'in worst state since records began' - The Guardian

21 Jul 2014

AUSTRALIA// Scientists say reef will be ‘pretty ugly’ within 40 years, with large swathes of seaweed where complex coral structures once thrived. Image © Terry Goss.
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[Tests on barrier to protect sharks - IOL scitech]

Tests on barrier to protect sharks - IOL scitech

21 Jul 2014

DURBAN// The KZN Sharks Board is hoping to conduct a series of renewed experiments with electric cables this year as a potential alternative to the net system that has protected bathers from shark attacks for almost half a century. Image © Justine Alford.
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[Seventy sharks found dead on the Gower were 'probably' thrown off a fishing boat - Wales Online]

Seventy sharks found dead on the Gower were 'probably' thrown off a fishing boat - Wales Online

20 Jul 2014

UK// The Shark Trust is demanding limits be set on fished numbers to avoid a population crash. Image © Andrew Pearson.
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[Photos show diver free giant shark from netting - Daily News]

Photos show diver free giant shark from netting - Daily News

18 Jul 2014

INDIAN OCEAN// The massive fish is spooked by the divers trying to pull the net off, but remarkably, he returns alongside to be cut loose. Image © Alessio Viora, Marine Photobank.
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[Shark sightings trigger Spanish beach closures - Independent]

Shark sightings trigger Spanish beach closures - Independent

17 Jul 2014

SPAIN// Six beaches near popular Spanish holiday destination Barcelona were closed following a shark scare. Image © Caroline Robertson-Brown.
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[Maui Biz seeks funds for shark deterrent technology - Mauinow.com]

Maui Biz seeks funds for shark deterrent technology - Mauinow.com

17 Jul 2014

HAWAII// A Kihei company that has developed a wrist-bound device that deters sharks launched a Kickstarter campaign on July 14 to obtain funding to manufacture it. Image © Tonya Herron.
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[Pushing frontiers of deep sea exploration - BBC News]

Pushing frontiers of deep sea exploration - BBC News

17 Jul 2014

NEW ZEALAND// Marine scientists are delighted with the latest video footage of life and death from the deepest, most mysterious region of the ocean. One has described it as the best they have yet collected.
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[Shark death investigated as video goes viral - WA Today]

Shark death investigated as video goes viral - WA Today

17 Jul 2014

AUSTRALIA// A shark seen thrashing about in the shallows of a Geraldton beach and later washed up dead, died because it had a sea lion stuck in its throat. Image Joshua Cortopassi.
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