http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014913651_aporxgrsharkfinban1stldwritethru.html 29 April 2011 The Oregon House on Friday unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sale of shark fins used in a traditional Chinese soup. Advertisements
http://www.theleader.com.au/news/local/news/environment/possible-whale-shark-spotted-by-bay-divers/2146273.aspx 29 April 2011 THE world’s biggest fish, the endangered whale shark, has reportedly been spotted in Botany Bay. Three instructors from Ramsgate diving school Abyss Scuba Diving — Carl Fallon, Rachael Fallon and Kristy Dean — said they spotted the … Continue reading
http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_17955759?source=rss&nclick_check=1 28 April 2011 Most folks run from sharks. Sean Van Sommeran runs to them. Since 1990, Van Sommeran has headed the Santa Cruz-based Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, a small but zealous band of dedicated shark lovers who strive to ensure … Continue reading
http://www.warwickdailynews.com.au/story/2011/04/28/sharks-found-with-fins-removed-moffat-beach/ 28 April 2011 A MOFFAT Beach resident was upset to discover two metre-long sharks with their tails and fins removed on the banks of Tooway Creek at Moffat Beach earlier this week.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-04/sbu-sct042611.php 27 April 2011 STONY BROOK, NY, April 27, 2011–An international team of scientists, led by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, has used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and copper … Continue reading
http://gothamist.com/2011/04/27/shark_fin_soup_served_at_over_55_ny.php 27 April 2011 The Humane Society tells us that, by their count, the controversial shark fin soup is on the menu in at least 55 restaurants in NYC. But one restaurant that used to belong to their ranks, Shun Lee West, has … Continue reading
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=430710&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16 26 April 2011 “Qatar stands out as a hot spot for whale sharks in this region with large aggregations being spotted offshore on an annual basis,” British scholar David Henderson, who recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of … Continue reading