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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...

Knowledge of stingrays’ sparked-up sex may help deter sharks

Knowledge of stingrays’ sparked-up sex may help deter sharks

Sexual attraction of the electric sort happens when stingrays meet, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute - and the finding may help prevent shark attacks on humans.

Federal Protection of NE Pacific Ocean White Shark not warranted

Federal Protection of NE Pacific Ocean White Shark not warranted

NOAA Fisheries today issued a final determination that the northeastern Pacific Ocean white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) population is not in danger of extinction and does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.

Five Countries to reject new international regulation on shark trade

Five Countries to reject new international regulation on shark trade

Five Countries to reject new international regulation on shark trade. Several CITES members will ignore new trade restrictions for sharks and manta rays.

EU agrees to tighten its ban on shark finning

EU agrees to tighten its ban on shark finning

Today, the Council adopted an amending regulation on the removal of fins of sharks on board vessels following a first reading agreement with the European Parliament (76/12). The Portuguese delegation voted against. This text aims to eliminate existing derogations to the ban on "shark finning".

Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

A prey’s fear of a shark is critical to protecting ocean biodiversity, according to FIU researchers. Without this fear, a cascading effect within the ecosystem could destabilize the world’s oceans. Seagrass beds provide habitats for other fish and marine life — many of which people rely on. When predators, such as tiger sharks, rove in areas near seagrasses, herbivores...

Record sized Leopard Shark landed in Southern California

Record sized Leopard Shark landed in Southern California

Chuck Burguin may have caught a record-breaking Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) while fishing off San Diego in the early evening of May 13th.The large specimen weighed in at exactly 51 pounds 3 ounces (or 23.22 kg ) and measured 72 inches (182.88 cm) in length.