Monthly Archives: September 2011
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/09/baby-sharks-birthed-in-artificial-uterus.ars 29 September 2011 An artificial uterus, designed to give live birth to sharks, rests in the lab of the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute, in the New South Wales. It’s an atypical maternity ward.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2043235/Worlds-biggest-shark-finds-small-fry-like-humans-hard-swallow.html 29 September 2011 It’s got jaws that could easily swallow a diver whole – but thankfully humans are definitely not on the menu for this monster of the deep.
http://insciences.org/article.php?article_id=10382 28 September 2011 Sharks are in big trouble on the Great Barrier Reef and worldwide, according to an Australian-based team who have developed a world-first way to measure rates of decline in shark populations.
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-sweeney/the-fin-trade-has-jumped-_b_978324.html 27 September 2011 On September 20, 1977 the character Fonzie played by Henry Winkler made television history. He was one of the stars of Happy Days, and in the episode that aired that night he literally jumped over a … Continue reading
http://news.discovery.com/adventure/long-distance-shark-dive-110925.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1 25 September 2011 Sometimes, life’s biggest lessons come not when everything goes as planned but when everything goes wrong. Early Saturday morning, as Discovery News reported last week, undersea explorer Scott Cassell set off from Catalina Island with two … Continue reading
http://tracc-borneo.org/2011/09/manta-slaughter/ 25 September 2011 The slaughter of sharks and now, mantas for shark fin soup is relentless. The globally decimated shark populations around the region is prompting Asian chefs to look for manta…
http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=92366 24 September 2011 Inspectors pull the dead sharks from the hold of the vessel. Galapagos hasn’t fully recovered from the one of the largest shark poaching cases this past July, when yet another vessel was caught inside the Galapagos … Continue reading
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/24/great-white-shark-oceans-research_n_979411.html 24 September 2011 The white shark is a marine apex predator that is able to maintain biodiversity through direct and indirect predation effects and this represents a keystone species essential to the functioning of coastal marine ecosystems.
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Shark+soup+tradition+worth+keeping/5453527/story.html 24 September 2011 How does it feel to be brushed by the tail of a seven-metre whale shark? Surreal and somewhat humbling. I’m in the middle of the Caribbean Sea under the scorching hot sun, buoyantly floating in the … Continue reading
http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/quantifying-shark-fin-market-perspective-wiping-species/ 23 September 2011 Having just returned from a diving trip to the Galapagos Islands, the news that California may soon join Hawaii, Washington, and Oregon in banning shark fin soup was a pleasant surprise.