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Shark shooter identified, but has he broken any laws?

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, sharksMarch 31, 2011

Earlier this month, a video of fishermen shooting a rifle at sharks appeared on YouTube and caused quite a stir. The video has since been removed, but not before shark conservation activists  made copies (warning: the videos are extremely graphic and have inappropriate language). Apparently some computers can access the site with the videos and others […]

U.S. Senate passes Shark Conservation Act, but at what cost?

Conservation, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksDecember 20, 2010

We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog-cation to bring you some exciting news- today, the U.S. Senate passed the Shark Conservation Act! The act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives last year, closes important loopholes in current U.S. shark management policy by banning the practice of removing fins * at sea (for almost all species, […]

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