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    Please Save our Sharks!! By Eli Martinez

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    This video was made by Eli Martinez from Shark Diver Magazine for educational purposes. The aim is  showing the sad reality of the global shark populations slaughtering. Sharks are now a major food source in many countries and the demand is growing because of the growing populations. Their oil, skins and cartilage are sold …

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    Help “Attention, a life in Extremes” Movie with Freediver Champion Guillaume Nery – Please Share!

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    ‘Attention, a life in Extremes’ movie is a new look at extreme sports through the life and challenges of three athletes looking at the psychology and philosophy behind ‘super-human behaviour’. Three athletes are participating to the production. One of them, freediver Guillaume Nery Born in July …

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    First two-headed bull shark found

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    A fisherman fished a two-headed bull shark off Florida Keys. CNN related the story. See here for more info.

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    Coral Guardian Sanctuary

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    Coral Gardian project is located in Serangan, Bali, inside the “Coral Triangle”: priority area for marine biodiversity protection. It’s a nice example to follow of coral reef rehabilitation on a dead reef zone. This sanctuary construction enables the return of lost biodiversity in this place.

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    Orcas in Cocos Island, Costa Rica

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    Orca have been spotted during an Undersea Hunter Group dive trip at Cocos Island, Costa Rica in October 2011. The Company’s Cruise Director, Juan Manuel Camargo,  is the author of this nicely done clip.

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    Scientists rescue a whale shark from a fishing net in Indonesia

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    A whale shark got trapped inside fishing nets while feeding on small silverside baitfish through Indonesian fishermen’s nets. It has been be rescued by researchers from Conservation International.  Cenderawasi Bay, Indonesia. Local fishermen are working on modifying the net design to prevents the sharks from entering.

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    Harlem Shake in Antarctica – “Shackleton Shake” Sea Shepherd Style!

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    The Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin crew which is defending the whales of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary took a break to produce their version of Harlem Shake clip.  Sea Shepherd expect Operation Zero Tolerance to be so successful that it’ll finish as Japan’s lowest whales kill year in the Antarctic for their …

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    David and Goliath – Scuba Diver Looks Tiny next to Huge School of Jack Fish

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    A huge shoal of jacks (bigeye trevally) gathered together close to scuba diver making this amazing display.  They absolutely dwarf the scuba diver.  Underwater photographer, Octavio Aburto released a photo titled “David and Goliath” which is so astounding featuring the tornado of fish with the diver. Here’s the image “making …

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    100 Million Sharks Killed Annually – CITES decision to restrict sharks and manta rays exports

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    Calls for action at CITES to prevent species from being traded to extinction. The number of sharks killed each year by commercial fishing is estimated to 100 million. The rate of fishing for shark species exceeds their ability to recover as most of them reproduce late …

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    Thousands of sharks close to Florida beaches

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    Tens of thousands of sharks are seen migrating North along the Florida coast. Authorities closed down beaches in the entire area and kept swimmers out of the water. Usually, sharks are heading north earlier in the year. It’s not clear why this year they are …

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