Post Tagged with: "sharks"

Craig O’Connell: From Fear of Sharks to Shark Week Host

Craig O’Connell: From Fear of Sharks to Shark Week Host

13 October, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Scientist and Shark Week host Dr. Craig O’Connell was once afraid of sharks. But after facing his fears, he was inspired to learn more and educate the world about the true nature of this misunderstood animal. “When I was younger, I thought diving with sharks would be a death sentence,” […]

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Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

2 August, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

When it comes to getting the perfect shot, there’s not doubt that patience and experience go a long way. However, when your subject is one of the top apex predators on the planet, it’s helpful to know a few more tips and tricks. Shark-bite survivor, shark advocate, surfer, and photographer […]

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Photographing the Ocean’s Apex Predators

Photographing the Ocean’s Apex Predators

29 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your photography My name is Sumer Verma, and I am an underwater photographer from India. I started out as a dive instructor but soon became fascinated with underwater photography and have been doing it for the past 15 years. I find underwater […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Shark Diving Tourism

PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Shark Diving Tourism

28 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

I was aware that in the Bahamas and elsewhere, bait is used to attract sharks to groups of divers in controversial “shark feedings”. When I arrived in Roatan, I heard that Sergio from Roatan Marine Life was running shark diving of this type. I found that shark week was the ideal moment […]

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Why Does Shark Finning Happen?

Why Does Shark Finning Happen?

26 July, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

On their recent expedition to Cocos Island, a global hotbed of shark activity, Mission Blue sat down with Randall Arauz, a lifelong marine conservationist and recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2010 for his efforts in protecting sharks and the banning of the shark finning industry in Costa Rica. […]

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Interview with DiscoShark creator, Kevin McHugh

Interview with DiscoShark creator, Kevin McHugh

26 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We caught up with New York artist and conservationist, Kevin McHugh, to talk about his innovative use of art to bring shark conservation to a whole new audience.   As an artist in New York, what was it that created this passion for marine life, and sharks in particular? I […]

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