BY ROB JORDAN Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment We are in the midst of a shark frenzy. In recent weeks, there has been a spate of reported attacks on both coasts of the United States. The frenzy, however, appears… Read More ›
From Oceana, March 20, 2014 Today, Oceana released a new report exposing nine of the dirtiest fisheries in the United States. These nine fisheries combined throw away almost half of what they catch and are responsible for more than 50… Read More ›
The most threatened species in the shark and ray Class are the sawfishes; all the world’s species are classified by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as Critically Endangered. The US population of smalltooth sawfish has declined by an estimated 99% while European sawfish are assumed extinct.
A new strategy to reduce fatal shark attacks is being implemented in Western Australia with baits being set and killing zones designated near popular beaches. The State Government is creating zones along beaches in Perth and the south-west where sharks… Read More ›
From: The Toronto Sun Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was doused in gasoline and held at gunpoint as he tried to uncover the dark world of illegal shark fin trading for a new TV show. The Hell’s Kitchen star was shooting… Read More ›