Posts Tagged ‘sharks’

Blackbird Caye Field Station

Blackbird Caye Field Station

Turneffe Atoll, Belize.  Blackbird Caye Field Station is a remote outpost of science and conservation awash in a deep blue wilderness.  Owned and operated by the Oceanic Society, the Station conducts long-term research on marine mammals and coral reefs, as well as promotes the conservation of Belize’s spectacular marine ecosystems and wildlife. This past May […]

Maryland bites into shark fin trade

Maryland bites into shark fin trade

Ocean City, Maryland. An edited version of the following opinion was published on 6 March 2013 in DelmarvaNow.com – the online version of The Daily Times – a newspaper of  Salisbury, Maryland. It also appeared in the 7 March print version. Maryland is currently considering a bill to prohibit the trade and distribution of shark […]

10 Ways to Tell Governor Brown "Shark Fins Must Go"

10 Ways to Tell Governor Brown “Shark Fins Must Go”

Marina, California. For California, this is a moment of truth. Will you retain your role as a global leader in ocean conservation and sustainable use? Or will you turn your back on the future of sharks and, in consequence, both the ocean and ourselves? Many organizations, advocates and plain ole’ regular Californians have been working […]


Easy There Tiger...We Need Sharks

Easy There Tiger…We Need Sharks

Beqa Lagoon, Fiji.  “Teen reels in 874-pound shark” was a headline in yesterday’s Pensacola News Journal.  But after reading the article and visiting the comments section I thought a more appropriate title might have been “Boy slays beloved ancestral god. Locals rejoice, but still scared of their own shadows”.  People both love and fear sharks, […]

The Great White Shark Song

The Great White Shark Song

Marina, California.   In recognition of Discovery Channel’s questionable Shark Week – let’s have a little fun! Here’s another personal YouTube favorite – the Great White Shark Song.  It’s been around for years now, but I never tire of this cool tune and the important message it gives for this vulnerable apex predator.  The song […]