Jaws Revisited and the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards

Jaws Revisited and the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards

In 1975 the Jaws phenomenon transformed ocean awareness and awakened a huge interest in sharks. Few movies have had the enormous impact that Jaws had and the myth of the killer, rogue shark, unfortunately still lingers today.   Fortunately, Jaws propelled Peter...
Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

Shark Awareness Day and Shark Week Events

“A shark attack has been the greatest thing that’s ever happened to me.”​ says Mike Coots, a surfer who lost his right leg in a shark attack. When Mike was 17 and surfing the waves off his home in Kauai he had a life-threatening encounter with a...
M/Y Sharkwater Research Vessel Christening July 27

M/Y Sharkwater Research Vessel Christening July 27

The M/Y Sharkwater will be christened on July 27, 2017 at the Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  M/Y Sharkwater is a 133 foot (41 metre) former Japanese fishing vessel acquired by Fins Attached to help achieve the mission to save sharks and our oceans. The...
#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

Mission Blue is rallying all ocean warriors to protect Florida’s Goliath Grouper. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is considering allowing the harvest of Goliath Groupers. This could mean that 400 grouper would be killed over 4 years,...