A private member’s bill that would ban the importation of shark fins to Canada is being presented again by Coquitlam British Columbia MP Fin Donnelly. Private member’s bills are rarely adopted but advocates for the legislation are encouraged by the fact that an attempt in 2013 failed passing second reading by just five votes. Donnelly is an advocate for oceans.
Documentary about Tanjung Luar Fish Market, East Lombok, Indonesia The Problem Sharks are a vital component of our complex marine…
Pro Dive International, one of the Caribbean’s most renowned PADI 5 Star Dive Resorts and leading Career Development Centers are thrilled to announce their third SHARKSCHOOL RIVIERA MAYA – a CHRISTMAS EDITION, to be held at the ALLEGRO PLAYACAR/ ROYAL HIDEAWAY’s five star dive training facilities, from December 18-24, 2017.
Paul von Blerk specializes in electronic shark repellents with the Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence. He’s worked with the Shark’s Board for 34 years, and for the last couple of decades, he’s dedicated his life to creating and testing an alternative, eco-friendly system that keeps both bathers and sharks safe. Throughout April, Oceans Research assisted Paul in testing an electronic device on our Mossel Bay white sharks, with incredible results.
Dr Ryan Kempster is a shark biologist and founder of the non-profit organisation Support Our Sharks (SOS). He obtained his B.Sc. (2005) and M.Sc. (2007) in marine biology in the UK, and went on to complete a Ph.D. at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in the sensory biology of sharks. Dr Kempster recently spent a month with Oceans Research working on his shark deterrent project.
Having done most of her diving in warm-winter climates such as the Caribbean, one would think Charlene Suchy would be hesitant to dive under an Ontario lake’s ice during a Canadian winter. Think again.
1- Great Hammerhead (Sphyrna mokorran) The Great Hammerhead is aptly named, one of the larger species and quite simply an…
Award-winning diving tour operator, blue o two, are excited to announce last minute dates for early 2017, for ‘Project Shark’ trips in the Maldives, hosted by the founder of the Red Sea Sharks Trust, Dr. Elke Bojanowski.