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[Beachgoers warned of shark attack risk in France and Spain - The Telegraph]

Beachgoers warned of shark attack risk in France and Spain - The Telegraph

28 Jul 2014

EUROPE// Several popular beaches introduced swimming bans after highly unusual sightings of Blue Sharks close to shore recorded by tourists. Image © Peter De Maagt.
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[Warning! Your fish and chips could actually be shark - Mail Online]

Warning! Your fish and chips could actually be shark - Mail Online

28 Jul 2014

UK// Sat on the seafront, thousands will tuck into a piece of fish in crispy batter, served with chips smothered in salt and vinegar. Yet news last week suggests not all of us will actually be eating cod or haddock. Many of us will, in fact, be eating shark. Image © Peter Verhoog.
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[Shark fin ban signed into law - Boston.com]

Shark fin ban signed into law - Boston.com

24 Jul 2014

USA// Cape Cod’s booming shark tourism business can breathe a little easier today: Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill banning the possession or sale of shark fins in the state. Image © ScubaZoo.
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[White Shark sighting takes N.B. town by surprise - CTV News]

White Shark sighting takes N.B. town by surprise - CTV News

24 Jul 2014

CANADA// A White Shark sighting has taken many Maritimers by surprise this week, but those who study sharks say such sightings are becoming more common. Image © Alec Connah.
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[Having a whale of a time: Diver is photobombed by gigantic Whale Shark swimming just six feet from her - Mail Online]

Having a whale of a time: Diver is photobombed by gigantic Whale Shark swimming just six feet from her - Mail Online

24 Jul 2014

MEXICO// Swimming just six feet from the largest species of fish on the planet, this diver is dwarfed by the magnificent whale shark happily sharing its waters with her during dinner time. Image © Simon Rogerson.
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[Shark nets should come down to save whales, says Australian expert - The Guardian]

Shark nets should come down to save whales, says Australian expert - The Guardian

24 Jul 2014

AUSTRALIA// A marine expert has renewed calls to review the use of shark nets off Gold Coast beaches after a young whale became trapped.
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[Biggest UK fish ever caught off Isle of Skye - The Scotsman]

Biggest UK fish ever caught off Isle of Skye - The Scotsman

23 Jul 2014

UK// An angler has hooked the biggest fish ever caught off the UK coastline. Daniel Bennett, 26, will make the unofficial record books with his 208lb skate. Image © Davey Benson.
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[Deep sea mining licences issued - BBC News]

Deep sea mining licences issued - BBC News

23 Jul 2014

WORLDWIDE// Vast new areas of the ocean floor have been opened up in an accelerating search for valuable minerals including manganese, copper and gold.
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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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