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International Shark Attack File

International Shark Attack File

International Shark Attack File The International Shark Attack File is considered by many shark attack authorities as having the most complete listing of shark attacks worldwide. The International Shark Attack File is owned by the American Elsmobranch Society the world’s largest organization of shark scientists. It is housed, supported and promoted by some of the

Whale Shark rescued in South Africa

Whale Shark rescued in South Africa

Media Release National Sea Rescue Institute ( NSRI ) 05. April 2014 ——————– St Helena Bay – Whale Shark rescue: SEA RESCUE – St Helena Bay – Friday, 04 April, 2014. Whale Shark rescue: At 15h17, Friday, 04 April, NSRI Mykonos volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following reports of a Whale Shark appearing

NOAA examines impact of tourism and research on white sharks

NOAA examines impact of tourism and research on white sharks

Press Release National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 24. March 2014 ——————- NOAA examines white shark activities in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary NOAA is examining potential disturbances to the health and well being of white sharks that could occur from research and tourism in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary over

Florida dive boat operators face charges of illegal shark feeding

Florida dive boat operators face charges of illegal shark feeding

Dive boat operators face charges of illegally feeding sharks in state waters. Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have filed charges against four men linked to the illegal feeding of sharks and fish within state waters.

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Oceana Challenge to Fishery Rules Defeated

Oceana Challenge to Fishery Rules Defeated

By REBEKAH KEARN, Courthouse News Service, March 12, 2014 (CN) – The government need not face claims that its amended guidelines for mid-Atlantic fisheries do not protect vulnerable species from overfishing, a federal judge ruled. While overfishing limits estimate the catch level above which overfishing is occurring, regulators account for scientific uncertainty in such estimates

Shark liver oil: Australasia’s largest fish-oil refiner signs deal with Portuguese supplier

Shark liver oil: Australasia’s largest fish-oil refiner signs deal with Portuguese supplier

Media Release SeaDragon 10. March 2014 —————- SeaDragon signs significant raw material supply contract Agreement overcomes historical supply constraints Australasia’s largest fish-oil refiner SeaDragon (NZX: SEA) announces a new raw material supply agreement has been signed that will underpin its Nelson-based squalene manufacturing operations, and enable the business to seek new market opportunities in the

NZ Shark cage-diving operators to be regulated due to public concern

NZ Shark cage-diving operators to be regulated due to public concern

Media Release Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister of Conservation 28. February 2014 —————– Permits to be required for shark cage tourism Tourism businesses viewing great white sharks will be required to have a permit in the same way as for whale, dolphin and seal watching, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today following meetings with

‘The world’s biggest slaughterhouse’ for whale sharks found in China

‘The world’s biggest slaughterhouse’ for whale sharks found in China

Press Release WildLifeRisk 24. January 2014 ———————- Biggest ever whale shark slaughterhouse uncovered in southeastern China HONG KONG, 24 January 2014 – The world’s largest slaughtering facility for whale sharks — an internationally-protected endangered species — has been discovered, near Wenzhou, in China’s southeastern Zhejiang Province. The factory, which operates openly, is reportedly slaughtering over

Rodney Fox becomes SA marine parks ambassador

Rodney Fox becomes SA marine parks ambassador

Press Release Minister Ian Hunter Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation Minister for Water and the River Murray Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation 16. January 2014 —————— One of the world’s most famous shark attack survivors and marine advocates Rodney Fox will become an honorary ambassador for South Australia’s marine park network. Sustainability, Environment

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