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[Shark sex rampant off Stewart Island - Stuff.co.uk]

Shark sex rampant off Stewart Island - Stuff.co.uk

26 Nov 2014

NEW ZEALAND// Signs are that White Sharks, looking to mate, will before long be heading into the waters around Edwards Island in Foveaux Strait. Image © Tonya Herron.
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[Grey seals in the dock over porpoise murder mystery - The Conversation]

Grey seals in the dock over porpoise murder mystery - The Conversation

26 Nov 2014

UK// Something lurking in the seas off Britain has been chomping away at local porpoises and none of the usual suspects fit the bill. Now scientists have finally identified the cuddly culprit.
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[Missing Basking Shark tag found on Welsh beach by man collecting driftwood - BBC News]

Missing Basking Shark tag found on Welsh beach by man collecting driftwood - BBC News

24 Nov 2014

UK// A satellite tag used by scientists to track the movement of a Basking Shark has been found on a beach in south Wales by a man collecting driftwood. Image © Ben Arthur.
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['Shark anxiety' strikes WA, behaviour and tourism hit - WAtoday]

'Shark anxiety' strikes WA, behaviour and tourism hit - WAtoday

24 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA// Psychologists have warned that West Australians fuelled on fear of sharks are changing the way they think about the beach, which may have a long-term impact on sports, recreation and tourism. Image © Cat Gordon.
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[Shark Focus: Issue 51 – out soon! ]

Shark Focus: Issue 51 – out soon!

20 Nov 2014

UK// The latest issue of our Shark Focus Magazine will be with Shark Trust members soon, although if you’re a member and can’t wait til then a digital copy is available to download today from your web account. Image © Simon Pierce.
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[PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic Fishery Managers Fail Sharks Yet Again]

PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic Fishery Managers Fail Sharks Yet Again

17 Nov 2014

ITALY// ICCAT leaves high seas mako fishing unregulated, Porbeagles under-protected, and finning ban weak. Image © Joe Romeiro.
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[Son of Jaws turns up in Trafford garden - Messenger]

Son of Jaws turns up in Trafford garden - Messenger

13 Nov 2014

UK// There are already several well-known sharks in Sale, but until this one showed up they were mainly of the human, sporting kind. Image © Joe Romeiro.
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[Historic advances in international shark and ray conservation]

Historic advances in international shark and ray conservation

09 Nov 2014

ECUADOR// Conservationists are rejoicing at the listing of 21 species of sharks and rays under the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), made official today in the final plenary session of the Conference of Parties (CoP). Image © Steve Jones.
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[Fishermen release four whale sharks from nets - Tribune]

Fishermen release four whale sharks from nets - Tribune

07 Nov 2014

PAKISTAN// Fishermen have recently released three endangered Whale Sharks into the offshore waters in the last week of October. Image © Ellen Cuylaerts.
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[Incredible drone footage: Watch Whale Sharks feasting on plankton - rt.com]

Incredible drone footage: Watch Whale Sharks feasting on plankton - rt.com

06 Nov 2014

MEXICO// Ever wanted to see a whole school of sharks eating to their hearts’ content? This incredible drone footage captures the magical annual moment from previously unseen angles. Image © Simon Rogerson.
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