Bill would have outlawed shark finning in Texas.
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CONSERVATIONISTS at a global wildlife conference have voted to regulate the trade of shark species butchered to make expensive delicacies in Asia.
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A marine conservationist describes the path to creating the world's biggest shark sanctuary.
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George Burgess, director of the Florida Program for Shark Research and the International Shark Attack File at the University of Florida, will speak about shark conservation and natural history.
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What’s a shark to do when it has lived in one tank for years, tucked inside a small museum, surrounded by its fellow species - a swell shark, a horn shark, a leopard shark and juvenile chain catsharks - and one day its keepers get notice that they have to get out? To find new waters, so to speak? Read full article >>
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Shark possibly 14 feet long. Nation has had about a dozen shark attacks in past 180 years.
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Look at this shark, it has more heads than sharks normally have (they usually have one head). This is a shark fetus, with two heads. Sharks, according to Michael Wagner, MSU assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife, who confirmed the discovery, usually have only one head (I'm paraphrasing). This is a bull shark fetus, a very common shark found throughout the warmer...
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For two adventurers in South Africa, it was close encounters of the shark kind on Thursday. A shark diving expedition off Gansbaai showed why the cage is necessary when a great white shark stuck its head between the bars and greeted the two divers with a gigantic smile.
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Shark finning has been getting a lot of press lately, even landing on Richard Branson's blog -- and deservedly so. The cruel yet lucrative practice is decimating approximately 100 million sharks each year, according to a new scientific report. To help close the market, five states have now passed bans to prohibit the shark fin trade, and Texas may become the sixth. If the...
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On March 27, the House of Commons had the opportunity to pass a private members bill put forth by NDP member Fin Donnelly to ban the importation of shark fins to Canada. A recent national poll by Environics revealed that an overwhelming 81 per cent of Canadians support a shark fin import ban. The Conservative party however, decided that fighting to save sharks and represent...
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