Culling Sharks is Not the Answer

Culling Sharks is Not the Answer

Eight fatal shark attacks on humans have occurred since 2011, in the waters surrounding La Reunion, in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. A predictable response has been the call for culling sharks in the waters around the island. (photo – shutterstock)...
Sea Shepherd Investigates Illegal Shark Fins Shipments

Sea Shepherd Investigates Illegal Shark Fins Shipments

Operation Apex Harmony is Sea Shepherd’s global shark defense campaign. A three month Operation Apex investigation finds that huge shipments of illegal shark fins are continuing to arrive in Hong Kong via shipping lines and airlines that have committed to the “No...
Richard Pyle Explores Mysterious, Deep Coral Reefs

Richard Pyle Explores Mysterious, Deep Coral Reefs

Naturalist Richard Pyle recalls a momentous dive he made 30 years ago, when he was only 19 years old. He found himself at 75 meters deep in the clear waters off Palau, chasing a small pink fish that he was convinced was a new species unknown to science. Pyle snared...
Miracle Sponge! Can It Soak Up Oil Spills?

Miracle Sponge! Can It Soak Up Oil Spills?

Remember the images on the nightly news of the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Just to remind you, in 2010 a British Petroleum semi-submersible drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing eleven people and unleashing what is considered to have...
DiCaprio Finds Ocean Conservation in Farmed Seafood

DiCaprio Finds Ocean Conservation in Farmed Seafood

It’s estimated that a billion people rely on fish for their main source of protein, and fish have less environmental impact with a smaller carbon footprint than red meat or chicken. But with an expanding world population the ocean’s fish stocks are threatened, with...