Monthly Archives: November 2011
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/international-negotiators-rule-on-shark-protection-measures/2011/11/19/gIQAaznGcN_story.html 19 November 2011 International negotiators took steps Saturday to protect silky sharks, a species that is vulnerable in the Atlantic Ocean, but rejected measures aimed at curbing the catch of other shark species targeted for their fins.
http://www.keysnet.com/2011/11/18/397766/sharks-get-legal-protection.html 19 November 2011 Love for big sharks flowed freely Wednesday in Key Largo: Tiger sharks and three species of hammerhead sharks will join the list of sharks protected from harvest in Florida waters starting in January.
http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/special-features/tuna-industry-whistleblower-reveals-whale-shark-slaughter/story-e6frg19l-1226197937437#.TsUhfyfMfJw.facebook 18 November 2011 SHOCKING video of whale sharks, rays and whales being slaughtered by tuna fishermen has been released by an industry whistleblower.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-rand/protecting-sharks_b_1097620.html 17 November 2011 Sharks have roamed the seas for more than 400 million years, but today many species are being hunted to extinction.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5jFtYDWqaOHAjilG_-wMuEkG2uRYg?docId=N0720851321565502907A 17 November 2011 An endangered shark has been born in a Scottish aquarium in what is said to be a UK first. The rare angel shark pup was born prematurely at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry, Fife.
http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/221115/19/Florida-shelters-sharks-with-new-law 17 November 2011 On Jan. 1, four shark species will be added to 23 others off-limits to commercial and recreational fishermen.
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/tiger-and-hammerhead-shark-species-win-florida-protection-1973708.html?mid=52 16 November 2011 It is now a crime to kill tiger and hammerhead sharks in the waters off Florida.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2060954/Theres-thing-free-lunch–unless-youre-whale-shark-Theyre-captured-stealing-fish-trawler-nets.html?ito=feeds-newsxml 13 November 2011 They may not have been invited to lunch, but no one thought of arguing with the giant creatures stealing fish out of the trawler nets. These gentle whale sharks were captured on camera for the first…
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/11578664/whale-attracts-sharks-to-rottnest/ 11 November 2011 More sharks were sighted off Rottnest yesterday after a Humpback calf was mortally wounded by a 47ft boat. A water police spokesman said a Riviera hit the baby whale about 4.30pm at…
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/article/125251/whale-shark-tourism-on-the-rise 10 November 2011 The whale shark tour industry in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area has once again attracted a record number of visitors.