Shark skin might look perfectly smooth, but inspect it under a microscope and you’ll notice something strange. The entire outer surface of a shark’s body is actually covered in sharp, little scales known as denticles. […]
For over 40 years, Sea Shepherd has been tremendously effective in defending the oceans against poaching and other illegal activities at sea. In addition, their work to enforce international conservation laws and uphold the protection […]
The Mako shark has been confirmed to be added to the CITES Appendix II listing, giving it critical protection as an endangered species. Good news for the Mako’s, sharks and our oceans!
Canada has become the first G20 nation to ban the import and export of shark fins, in an effort help preserve a predator under threat. The country is the largest importer of shark fins outside […]
Sand tiger sharks, a species whose numbers declined by over 75 percent at the end of the last century and are currently classified as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, are have […]
The world’s fastest shark may be swimming towards disaster after a major fisheries body failed to address continued overfishing of the highly vulnerable species, conservationists have warned. The shortfin mako – which can reach speeds of […]
This video shows that sharks need to be rescued and can cuddle with this female Shark Whisperer – Christina Zenato. Sharks need help as their population has declined about 90% or more by over-fishing and […]