Daily Archives: February 29, 2012

Beyond Shark Fin

http://www.forbes.com/global/2012/0312/sidelines-asia-beyond-shark-fin-tim-ferguson.html 29 February 2012 It’s a truism that as wealth grows out of industrialization, environmental conditions begin to improve. The consciousness usually has to rise well ahead of the results–see China today, for example. Advertisements

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An Underwater Serengeti

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/an_underwater_serengeti 29 February 2012 Jacques Cousteau described Cocos Island as the most beautiful island in the world, and the few people who have a chance to visit would likely agree with the praise. Located about halfway between Costa Rica (to … Continue reading

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Whale sharks’ food scarce

http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2012/02/29/whale-sharks-food-scarce-208843 29 February 2012 A fishermen’s group in a village in Oslob town, Cebu, spent nearly P2,000 a day for krill or “uyap” to be fed to whale sharks, which have been drawing tourists to this sleepy town since September … Continue reading

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A rare whale shark encounter at the Tathra wharf

http://www.naroomanewsonline.com.au/news/local/news/general/a-rare-whale-shark-encounter-at-the-tathra-wharf/2472319.aspx 29 February 2012 ANGLERS and tourists on the Tathra wharf were treated to the spectacular sight of a massive whale shark slowly cruising past on Wednesday evening.

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Keeping Scotland’s whales, dolphins and sharks safe

http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/scotland-whales2012.html#cr 29 February 2012 A new report on whales, dolphins and basking sharks in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters should help inform marine energy development in the area.

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