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Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

14 June, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments are Disabled

  In March, the federal Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S. 793/ H.R. 1456) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and in the House by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I- MP). If passed, the bill would ban […]

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Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

26 May, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

“Our whole lives we are taught to fear them because they are monsters, but in reality, they are fascinating creatures which are a critical part of keeping oceans healthy.” Shark conservationist Jillian Morris has dedicated her life and career to these often misunderstood creatures of the deep. Her passion to […]

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From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

17 May, 2017 at 6:40 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Jo Walters Join Al Hornsby for an anthology of poignant, thrilling encounters with wildlife, below and beyond the waves, in his new book, Face to Face…Up Close with Mother Nature. It’s story-telling of both heart-stopping adventure and ethereal, natural beauty, where Al’s powerful prose and photography take you […]

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18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

4 May, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

Sharks are amazing creatures with a bad reputation. Though many see them as monsters, sharks are responsible for an average of ten fatalities per year worldwide. Ten deaths a year – compared to eight deaths every day in the US from people texting while driving. Meanwhile, humans kill more than 70 million sharks each year for […]

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7 Species of Sharks You Should Get to Know

7 Species of Sharks You Should Get to Know

9 March, 2017 at 7:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Over-fishing is driving sharks to the brink of extinction. In fact, many populations have seen a decline of up to 80%. Healthy oceans depend on healthy shark populations because they keep the marine food change in balance. Sharks grow slowly and produce few young – meaning they are incredibly vulnerable. The […]

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Chris Stevens Comes Face to Face With the Rare Sevengill Shark

Chris Stevens Comes Face to Face With the Rare Sevengill Shark

2 February, 2017 at 12:15 am Comments are Disabled

Article written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Chris Stevens Having travelled the world and been a certified scuba diver since 2009, I’ve been lucky enough to tick quite a lot off my scuba diving bucket list in various locations across the globe. However, the diving in Cape Town in South Africa was […]

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