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Woman taken to hospital, loses arm in shark attack off Palauea Beach Hawaii

Woman taken to hospital, loses arm in shark attack off Palauea Beach Hawaii

Woman taken to hospital, loses arm in shark attack Maui News, August 14 2013 A woman had one of her arms bitten off by a shark in waters off Palauea Beach Park in South Maui late Wednesday afternoon, according to a witness. Andree Conley-Kapoi of Makawao said efforts to revive the woman appeared to be

Study Finds ‘Ray’ Wings Sold to Consumers Include Vulnerable Species & Can be Mislabelled

Study Finds ‘Ray’ Wings Sold to Consumers Include Vulnerable Species & Can be Mislabelled

Genetic testing by DNA Barcoding, has revealed which species are sold under the commercial term ‘ray wings’ in Ireland and the UK. The blonde ray, given the lowest rating for sustainability in the marine conservation society’s good fish guide, was the most widely sold.

U.S. Department of Justice Says California Shark Fin Ban is Unconstitutional

U.S. Department of Justice Says California Shark Fin Ban is Unconstitutional

San Francisco– Representatives and advocates for the Chinese community today announced some optimism that a new California law which bans the possession and sale of shark fins will be struck down as unconstitutional after the U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief in support of their position.

Shark Week crashes Shark Year

Shark Week crashes Shark Year

Shark Week crashes Shark Year Discovery Channel “Shark Week” crashes “Shark Year Magazine” 11. August 2013 We thought when we started SYM we would go with a large hosting company GoDaddy.com and use one of their better hosting plans. Shark Week caused so much traffic going to SYM the GoDaddy.com servers crashed. It took GoDaddy.com

Shark Year Magazine – Al Brenneka – in SRI Shark Celebrity Auction

Shark Year Magazine – Al Brenneka – in SRI Shark Celebrity Auction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                           Photos Available on request   YOU SEE THEM ON SHARK WEEK – GET TO KNOW THEM IN PERSON   Some of the world’s top shark celebrities  scientists, TV hosts,  underwater photographers, filmmakers and conservationists    are on the auction block at Bidding for Good during Discovery Channel’s Shark Week.

New funding for shark research in Nova Scotian waters

New funding for shark research in Nova Scotian waters

Dalhousie University’s Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded funding from Encana Corporation to study blue sharks off the coast of Nova Scotia, and to train students in the capture, tagging and tracking of marine animals over the next two years.

The USS Indianapolis was bombed 68 years ago today in shark-infested waters

The USS Indianapolis was bombed 68 years ago today in shark-infested waters

Remember the International Shark Attack File says not one person killed or eaten is a “confirmed to be unprovoked shark attack” all those so-called experts repeating ISAF statistics say the same thing no one was attacked on the USS Indianapolis was attacked or eaten. On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by the

Reunion Island – Sharks take back the Ocean – Humans Stay out or face fines…

Reunion Island – Sharks take back the Ocean – Humans Stay out or face fines…

An immediate prohibition of swimming, surfing and bodyboarding within the coastal strip of 300 meters from shore in the department of Reunion until October 1st, 2013. In response to a surge in shark attacks, government officials in Reunion Island have banned surfing outside of the island’s lagoons until October 1 of this year. Anyone caught surfing

Reunion Island plans to kill 90 sharks for Science

Reunion Island plans to kill 90 sharks for Science

How Reunion Island tries to deal with the Shark Danger. At about 02.15 pm in the afternoon of July 15, a young tourist was killed in a shark attack in Reunion Island. The tragic incident occurred in the waters of the bay of Saint-Paul, which is located on the extreme west side of the island.

California Shark Fin Ban: United States files amicus curiae brief in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants

California Shark Fin Ban: United States files amicus curiae brief in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants

The United States respectfully submits this brief as amicus curiae pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 29. STATEMENT OF INTEREST This case concerns whether a California statute violates the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution by prohibiting the possession, sale, and distribution of shark fins, including fins from sharks harvested in federal waters and landed in compliance...

Security Camera Video of Attack 07-22-2013 Brazil

Security Camera Video of Attack 07-22-2013 Brazil

  Video uploaded by pernambucopontocom on 22nd July 2013. Security camera footage of fatal shark incident in Recife , Brazil ( More Info ).    

July 22nd 2013 A girl, 18 years old, dies in Shark Attack. Recife – Brazil

July 22nd 2013  A girl, 18 years old, dies in Shark Attack. Recife –  Brazil

This hasn’t even hit the news yet, as we learn more we will update… UPDATE 23 July 2013: The young victim ( Bruna Silva Gobbi, 18) died late on Monday at the hospital, due to blood loss and cardiac arrest. The incident occurred at around 1 pm. She was attacked

Fatal Shark Attack Reported From Diego Garcia Island

Fatal Shark Attack Reported From Diego Garcia Island

A KAGAY-ANON was killed when he was attacked by a shark while swimming in the sea off the footprint-shaped coral island of Diego Garcia in the central Indian Ocean on Sunday, July 14, Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro learned on Wednesday.

New deadly shark attack in Reunion

New deadly shark attack in Reunion

New deadly shark attack in Reunion A 15 year old girl died. The attack took place on Monday in a bathing area “near the marine cemetery” of the island A 15 year old girl was killed by a shark Monday A 15 year old girl was killed by a shark this Monday, July 15 in

Irish fisherman ordered to pay donation for illegal skate landing

Irish fisherman ordered to pay donation for illegal skate landing

A Judge ruled that the State’s case was proven at a recent case brought before Donegal Town District Court - Mr Shane Curran, the Master of the fishing vessel the Velvet Chord II, was ordered to pay €500 to a conservation group. The case was in relation to a suspected landing of common skate, an endangered species under EU...