Monthly Archives: October 2011

Selina Jen will not serve shark fin at wedding

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2011/10/31/2003517126 31 October 2011 Animal rights advocacy groups yesterday praised pop star Selina Jen (任家萱) for her decision to not serve shark fin soup at her wedding banquet out of concern for ecological conservation.

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Shark Finning Photos Reveal Extreme Reality

http://www.globalanimal.org/2011/10/29/shark-fin-photos-reveal-extreme-reality/57161/ 29 October 2011 A recent investigation allowed Pew Environmental Group to gather shocking images of the Chinese shark fin industry in action. The photos reveal the process of the shark fin market from the boat to the processing plant … Continue reading

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Kenya Whale Sharks – Biggest Fish On Earth

http://www.coastweek.com/3443_35.htm 28 October 2011 Big and beautiful, harmless and curious, these magnificent creatures are found in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean , off the south coast of Mombasa .

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Conrad Maldives Rangali welcome Maldives Whale Shark research programme

http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/conrad-maldives-rangali-welcome-maldives-whale-shark-research-programme/ 27 October 2011 While Africa has its ‘big five’, the Maldives is increasingly renowned for its own big five: the whale shark, the manta, moray eels, grey reef sharks and turtles.

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Shark conservation is gaining momentum – but are we doing enough?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/oct/27/shark-conservation-gaining-momentum 27 October 2011 The shark that lands on the deck of the Coral Princess boat is 6.5ft of thrashing grey muscle and teeth, and the crew can’t wait to get their hands on him.

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Putting Australia’s shark attacks in perspective

http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/27/opinion/australia-shark-attacks/index.html 27 October 2011 There is no doubt that the three recent fatal shark attacks in Western Australia involve great white sharks. This species is known to inhabit the shallow waters along this coast and are known to migrate south … Continue reading

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Global shark conservation group urges Taiwan to do more

http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/asiapacific/news/article_1671593.php/Global-shark-conservation-group-urges-Taiwan-to-do-more 27 October 2011 The Pew Environmental Group said Thursday that Taiwan must do more to prevent the extinction of sharks after Taiwan’s government announced last week that it would ban shark finning in 2012.

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