Tag Archives: Sharks

The Sardine Run — Gannetts, Sharks, Dolphins & Divers

A remarkable video of gannetts, sharks, dolphins & divers diving on the sardine run on the Agulhas Bank off South Africa. Shark Explorers – Sardine Run 2013 From Scuba Diver Life — Gearing Up For South Africa’s Sardine Run Exactly … Continue reading

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A Quarter of Shark & Ray Species on the Verge of Extinction

A recent study by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) published in the journal eLife suggests that of more than a thousand species of sharks and rays in the world, one in four species are at the brink … Continue reading

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Sharks – Photobombing and Posting on Twitter

Two recent items on sharks in the news — a photobombing shark off the coast of California and Australian sharks posting warnings on Twitter. Off Manhattan Beach, California, June Emerson took a photograph of her son and a friend playing in … Continue reading

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One Hundred Million Sharks Killed Each Year – and Why it Matters

A new report, published in the journal Marine Policy, assesses the the impact of commercial fishing on sharks and estimates that around 100 million sharks are being killed each year.  The rate is higher than sustainable for most shark species and is … Continue reading

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Scuba Santa Swimming with Sharks – A New Holiday Tradition?

Scuba Santa swimming with sharks may be a relatively new Christmas tradition but it is remarkably widespread. From the Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky; to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston;  to … Continue reading

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