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Saving turtles from oil and fire – Gulf Oil Spill

An oiled Kemp’s Ridley turtle is rescued from the gulf by a team of researchers. The endangered creature will be treated and taken to a safer habitat.

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SharkWater – Internationally award winning documentary by Rob Stewart

SHARKWATER TRAILER The feature film trailer for Sharkwater – internationally award winning documentary by Rob Stewart They Have Survived for 450 Million Years They Control Two Thirds of the Planet They are the Worlds Top Predator But they are Not Our Enemy They’re our Greatest Hope An Adventure from Under …

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About AntiSharkFinning.com

Anti-Shark Finning is a web site devoted to one very simple objective – stopping the slaughter of sharks. Sharks are rapidly becoming an endangered species simply because their fins are sought after for the lucrative Shark Fin Soup market. For many it seems the loss of sharks is an acceptable …

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Shortfin Makos Need Official Protection

Three sharks recently caught some 10km off Malta were not Great Whites, the Planning Authority said this afternoon. “Following investigations carried out by the Environment Protection directorate within MEPA it resulted that the species in question appear to have been Shortfin Mako Sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus) and not the Great White …

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A Top Predator in Danger – Shark

On the Alert: A Top Predator in Danger (Oceana TV) from Oceana on Vimeo. Oceana TV presents this report on the dangers that sharks are facing in the oceans around the world.

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Actress January Jones Helps Save Sharks

January Jones is Scared for Sharks from Oceana on Vimeo. The actress January Jones from the hit tv-series “Mad Men” has stepped up to appear in a number of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) titled “Scared for Sharks.” According to my source article the PSAs will start June 8th and continue …

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Shark Finning: A Cruel Practice

This video from Oceana is the best one I have found so far online. If we can’t move some people with the possibility that losing sharks will hurt us all in the long run then maybe the brutality of shark finning will make a difference. Here is the video: Finning: …

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Convicted Anti-Whaling Activist Peter Bethune Deported To New Zealand From Japan

10 July 2010 Peter Bethune, an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand, arrived in his home country on Friday after being deported from Japan, where he was handed down a suspended sentence for obstructing the annual Japanese whale hunt. Earlier in the day, Japanese immigration officers in Tokyo had escorted Bethune …

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Anti-whaling activist receives probation and suspended sentence

7 July 2010 Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune was given a two-year suspended prison sentence and five years’ probation Wednesday by a Tokyo district court judge for his role in boarding a Japanese whaling ship. Bethune was found guilty on five charges, ranging from assault against whalers to trespassing into a …

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Fish talk to each other

8 July 2010 WELLINGTON – THE undersea world isn’t as quiet as we thought, according to a New Zealand researcher who found fish can ‘talk’ to each other. Fish communicate with noises including grunts, chirps and pops, University of Auckland marine scientist Shahriman Ghazali has discovered according to newspaper reports …