Monthly Archives: August 2011

Southern California coast a hot spot for great white sharks

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8337784 31 August 2011 Great white sharks are making a comeback off the coast of Southern California. “There appears to be a stretch along Santa Monica and Malibu that sharks like. What it is about that spot? We don’t know,” … Continue reading

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Shark tagged in Sydney found in Townsville

http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/article/2011/08/30/261791_news.html 30 August 2011 A bull shark from Sydney has made its way to Townsville with 25 more of the deadly species on their way, according to the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries which is tracking the creatures … Continue reading

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May seeks ban on shark fin soup

http://www.timescolonist.com/life/seeks+shark+soup/5326706/story.html 30 August 2011 Several Victoria menus, mostly in Chinese restaurants like Don Mee Seafood, offer shark fin soup. But the popular Chinese dish will be off the menu for everyone if Elizabeth May’s call for a ban is successful.

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Jaws meets Sharkman

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=179137 29 August 2011 WHEN Manoa Rasigatale became the face of shark conservation this year, he had never met a shark. And as much as he spread the word that this ancient predator was just a fish – with a toothy … Continue reading

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Malaysia Borneo state wants ban on shark fishing

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-08-malaysia-borneo-state-shark-fishing.html 29 August 2011 A Malaysian state on Borneo island, known for its world-class dive sites, is seeking to ban shark fishing to protect the species, which draws thousands of tourists each year, a minister has said.

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Expanding shark research in Palau

http://www.kaleo.org/multimedia/expanding-shark-research-in-palau-1.2615072 28 August 2011 Researchers from around the globe, conservationists, commercial dive operators, and even government agencies have joined forces to monitor sharks in Palau.

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Tagged white shark ‘Rachael’ makes waves across three states

http://www.mysunshinecoast.com.au/articles/article-display/tagged-white-shark-rachael-makes-waves-across-three-states,22725 28 August 2011 ‘Rachael’ Queensland’s first satellite tagged great white shark, is making waves travelling coastlines of three states in less than three months. Fisheries Minister Craig Wallace said satellite transmissions show ‘Rachael’ has travelled to Victoria south west of … Continue reading

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