Monthly Archives: July 2011
http://www.mnn.com/home-blog/guest-columnist/blogs/swimming-with-the-sharks 28 July 2011 I am not a morning person, but I’m on a motorboat at 8:30 a.m., en route to a patch of the Caribbean more than an hour’s ride from Cancun, Mexico, scanning the waves for fins. Whale … Continue reading
http://blogs.abc.net.au/victoria/2011/07/the-men-who-tag-great-white-sharks.html 26 July 2011 Barry Bruce tags great white sharks. His team of researchers attract sharks with a trail of berley, then using a careful method to avoid injuring the shark, they catch it and place a transmitter on the top … Continue reading
http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/837001/the-tragedy-of-shark-fin-soup 26 July 2011 Shark Week on the Discovery Channel starts this Sunday, giving landlubbers and seaphiles alike insight on these fascinating ocean animals. Though sharks are typically maligned as man-eating killers, believe it or not, they are in far … Continue reading
http://www.globalanimal.org/2011/07/26/diver-befriends-whale-shark-gallery/46527/ 26 July 2011 How many people meet a shark and live to tell about it? Well, a diver off Islas Mujeres, Mexico sure got a scare when he thought a whale shark wanted him for lunch. Luckily, these magnificent … Continue reading
http://www.trcbnews.com/whale-sharks-meet-the-mexican-coast/114348/ 25 July 2011 Every summer hundreds of whale sharks congregate to reproduce themselves. This summer hundreds of them have met up for their congregation in the Gulf of Mexico.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43882266/ns/world_news-world_environment/ 25 July 2011 Hundreds of dead sharks illegally fished inside Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park were returned to the sea after scientists counted and sampled what one expert called a “marine massacre.”
http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/brutal-hunt-gives-a-ningaloo-thrill/story-e6frg13u-1226100413409 23 July 2011 These images captured off Ningaloo reef this week show a giant humpback whale shielding its two calves from four killer whales. In an extraordinary manoeuvre, the mother dived under one of her calves and lifted it on … Continue reading
http://www.marcoislandflorida.com/article/20110722/COASTAL_LIFE/110722030/Bite-into-knowledge-Shark-experts-share-stories-at-Rookery-Bay-series?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|FRONTPAGE 22 July 2011 There is so much more to sharks than the bad-boy image they earned from “Jaws.” In the dead of summer, two shark experts will share their more friendly shark tales in a Summer of Sharks lecture … Continue reading
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/qatar/159725-100-whale-sharks-spotted-in-qatari-waters.html 22 July 2011 Feeding mainly on planktons, whale sharks are harmless gentle giants which are sought-after by divers to see. Mohammad Al Jaidah, environment expert at the Ministry of Environment and supervisor of the team studying the whales in Qatari … Continue reading
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43856767/ns/world_news-world_environment/ 22 July 2011 Some 30 fishermen caught with 357 dead sharks aboard their rundown vessel inside Galapagos National Park now face criminal charges, park officials said.