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#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
How vain do we want to be as a culture? How disconnected with our natural environment?

Via Kathy Dowsett
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TAKE  ACTION  here>>  https://www.greenpeace.org.au/action/?cid=60&src=TW1&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=blog&utm_term=010814_1101&utm_campaign=Arctic&txtArea=twitter

 

& HERE pls>  https://secure.marineconservation.org.au/donate.php?campid=701900000006XVIAA2

 

Ban Drumlines & Shark Nets in South Africa:  https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/KwaZuluNatal_Sharks_Board_Ban_Drumlines_Shark_Nets_in_South_Africa/?wowBBbb

 

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Petition to STOP illegal killing of 'juvenile Sharks' into a jar! https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Make_putting_sharks_in_a_jar_illegal/?towBBbb

 

 

Outrage over EPA shark-cull decision: http://www.projectaware.org/update/outrage-over-epa-shark-cull-decision

 

Global shark crisis! - POWERFUL VIDEO: 3.22m http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSaxDGdet4g&feature=youtu.be

 

 SHARK deterrent Wetsuit:  http://www.ted.com/talks/hamish_jolly_a_shark_deterrent_wetsuit_and_it_s_not_what_you_think

 

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23.5.14 ~ 

Comment: WA's shark cull didn't answer the big ocean safety questions:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/05/23/comment-was-shark-cull-didnt-answer-big-ocean-safety-questions

 

8.5.14 ~  

Australia: More than 170 sharks caught under controversial cull program:  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/australia-shark-cull/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

 

 

 

29 April 2014, 9.30pm BST

WA shark cull season ends, and ocean users don’t want it to return:  http://theconversation.com/wa-shark-cull-season-ends-and-ocean-users-dont-want-it-to-return-26038

 

 

 

19.4.14 ~ 

Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661

 

 

14.4.14 ~ 

Australia Wants to Selectively Slaughter Sharks for Three More Years:  https://news.vice.com/articles/australia-wants-to-selectively-slaughter-sharks-for-three-more-years

 

13.4.14 ~  Leave the SHARKs aloan!  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/04/13/activists-sink-teeth-was-shark-baiting-programme

 

 10.4.14 ~ 

A shark cull divides a nation:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26937924

 

 

24.3.14 ~ 

Shark cull policy in Western Australia faces fresh challenge from Greens: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/24/shark-cull-policy-in-western-australia-faces-fresh-challenge-from-greens

Party brings in private member's bill to tackle an environmental exemption it dismisses as a 'cynical PR exercise'

 

 

 14.3.14 ~ Why Saving Sharks is a Good Investment:  http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/03/14/the-real-life-shark-tank-why-saving-sharks-is-a-good-investment/

 

 

13.3.14 ~ 

WA Shark Cull Update - EPA rules out assessment despite 23,000 public submissions:::  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/03/13/wa-shark-cull-update-epa-rules-out-assessment-despite-23000-public-submissions-1586

 

 

 

26.2.14 ~ Shark victim's mother takes court action against shark cull

Read more: http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/shark-victims-mother-takes-court-action-against-shark-cull-20140226-33hfx.html#ixzz2uX1blsK6

 

 

26.2.14 ~ 

Sea Shepherd seeks injunction to stop WA shark cull:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/21709551/sea-shepherd-seeks-injunction-to-stop-wa-shark-cull/

 

23.2.14 ~ 

Western Australia's shark cull will hit breeding stock of great whitesListen to the scientific community and look at the evidence from Hawaii to South Africa. Killing sharks doesn't work>>   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/23/western-australia-shark-cull-great-whites

 

 

22.2.14 >>

Morning of cruelty, inhumanity and slaughter in the South West as Barnett's war on nature rages on: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/22/morning-of-cruelty-inhumanity-and-slaughter-in-the-south-west-1577

 

18.2.14 ~ 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/shark-cull-condemned-after-attacks-fall-five-year-low?CMP=twt_gu

 

16.2.14 ~  Are shark shields a solution for Western Australia? :  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/02/16/shark-shields-better-drum-lines-alp   via @free_dive & @Seasaver 

 

 

13.2.14 ~ 

Jackie Chan interview: 'They served me shark fin soup and I said no way':  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10635496/Jackie-Chan-interview-They-served-me-shark-fin-soup-and-I-said-no-way.html

 

12.2.14 ~ All captured animals so far are reportedly tiger sharks, with white and bull sharks also targeted by the program. While the program was designed to reduce the risk of fatal shark attacks, it also poses a threat to shark populations.>>  http://theconversation.com/explainer-sharks-why-size-and-species-matter-22535

 

 

 

 

12.2.14   ~  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/shark-cull-government-in-clear-breach-of-international-obligations?CMP=twt_gu

 

 6.2.14 ~ http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/06/western-australias-indiscriminate-killing-of-precious-marine-life-rages-on-1567#.Uvfi08MJzvs.twitter

 

 

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham and Yao Ming joined forces to speak out, as fathers, against the illegal wildlife trade. They spoke about the much needed protection of elephants, rhinos and sharks for future generations::  http://www.virgin.com/unite/take-action/film-when-the-buying-stops-the-killing-can-too

 

Inside the Biggest SHARK Abattoir:

 

 http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1415351/inside-worlds-biggest-shark-abattoir-shocking-pictures-show-scale

 

11.1.14  ~  

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/11/shark-finning-in-decline-in-far-east

 

10.1.14  ~  SeaShepherd welcomes Ban on SharkFinning in NZ:  http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1401/S00016/sea-shepherd-welcomes-ban-of-shark-finning-in-nz-water.htm

 

10.1.14 ~ Diver who swims with Sharks http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537040/Diver-swims-sharks-reveals-fear-makes-encounters-unpredictable-detect-racing-heart-beat.html

 

9.1.14 ~ SeaShepherd: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/09/sea-shepherd-shark-update-france-and-australia-1556

 

Everyone knows they enter blue water at their peril. We do so at the risk of numerous possible misadventures, of which shark attack is the most remote.

 

What happens when SHARKS disappear:  http://baronvonmerkens.tumblr.com/post/72961850156/thingsofthewild-laureola

 

Australians oppose Cull  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/04/australians-oppose-cull-of-protected-great-white-sharks-by-barnett-government-1553

 

Shark Cull.....is NOT the answer 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-04/jeff-hansen/5184688

 

More>>  
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/27/sharks-to-be-shot-and-dumped?CMP=twt_gu

 

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/australia-sharks-twitter-warn-swimmers-053242664.html?vp=1#Q92yy9M

 

More>>  http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Sea-Shepherd,-others-opposed-to-culling-of-Great-White-Sharks/117827

 

Overfishing of Sharks harms Coral Reefs >>  http://yottafire.com/2013/12/overfishing-sharks-harming-coral-reefs/

 

Sharks to be baited, shot at sea for being more than 3metres long:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/latest/a/20471641/sharks-to-be-baited-shot-at-sea/

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NEED to add this link: Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website<br>:: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661
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412 Whale #Sharks rescued in #Gujarat in 10 years

412 Whale #Sharks rescued in #Gujarat in 10 years | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
According to WTI, a total of Rs 3 crore have been spent so far on the conservation efforts of this species.
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Howard Hall ~ The Blue #Ocean in RED ~ ‪#‎Oceanoptimism‬ ‪#‎hopespots‬ #MissionBlue

This video is my "best of" collection for the past year. Image capture was with the RED One camera using Nikon lenses. Locations include the Maldives, Alaska,…
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#SeaWorld #IMATA Protest on Sea Worlds biggest day of the year! Facebook 14.9.14

#SeaWorld #IMATA Protest on Sea Worlds biggest day of the year!  Facebook 14.9.14 | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Join #SeaShepherd #SSCS in helping to #EmptytheTanks! We need YOU! Sept. 14, 2014 Please Read, Share & Join us! http://t.co/htJX0F49Qx
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Boy hits jack pot from finding #WHALE #VOMIT or "sperm" on the beach 22.12.13 news

Boy hits jack pot from finding #WHALE #VOMIT or "sperm" on the beach 22.12.13 news | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Click to see this picture... (Who knew whale vomit or sperm from the sperm whales are so valuable! http://t.co/iiJ9FWc2vm
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Thxu > #NSW push to phase out use of '#microplastics' in #toiletries

Thxu >  #NSW push to phase out use of '#microplastics' in #toiletries | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The NSW Government urges toiletry makers to phase out microplastics to cut pollution in Sydney Harbour.
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#Economic Nirvana - The Daily Star ~ #SeaBed #mining an #ecosystem away!

#Economic Nirvana - The Daily Star ~ #SeaBed #mining an #ecosystem away! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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For, the centerpiece of the interactive session was a presentation on the 'Blue Economy of Bangladesh' by Rear Admiral (Retd) Md.
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How a #Drone Busted an #Illegal Fishing Operation

How a #Drone Busted an #Illegal Fishing Operation | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Pete Bethune of ‘The Operatives’ pushes for more marine preserves to protect ocean life from overfishing. (RT @Oceana_Europe: Using #drones to bust illegal #overfishing. Ocean protection on a new level!
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New Queensland #Whale watching rules divide tour operators and conservationists - Yahoo!7 News

New Queensland #Whale watching rules divide tour operators and conservationists - Yahoo!7 News | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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New Queensland whale watching rules divide tour operators and conservationists
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Tour operators and whale conservationists are split over a Queensland Government trial that allows people to swim with whales.
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#Norway #whale catch reaches highest number since 1993 - The Guardian

#Norway #whale catch reaches highest number since 1993 - The Guardian | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Guardian Norway whale catch reaches highest number since 1993 The Guardian The eventual figure may increase slightly before the season's end but is already the highest since 1993, when Norway resumed whaling despite a worldwide moratorium,...
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Opinion: Real Tragedy of #Taiji Is Our Inhumanity Toward Animals

Opinion: Real Tragedy of #Taiji Is Our Inhumanity Toward Animals | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
New understanding of the brains of animals shows that anthropomorphizing them isn't off base. Is a dolphin a person? (50 years of devastating dolphin families for your entertainment!
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#Necropsy: #Plastic debris may have caused #whale’s #death

#Necropsy: #Plastic debris may have caused #whale’s #death | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Marine biologists have completed a necropsy of the 45-foot whale that died Thursday, shedding light onto what caused its demise.
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Man to live on #melting #iceberg for one year to urge #ClimateChangeAction (Video 4.25m)

Man to live on #melting #iceberg for one year to urge #ClimateChangeAction (Video 4.25m) | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
To highlight the accelerating disappearance of Arctic sea ice, this man plans to survive alone on a melting iceberg for up to one year.
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#Faroe #Whales Action Group - YouTube 3.58m ~ @OpGrindStop

We are first and foremost a group looking for ways to oppose the whale and dolphin slaughter in Faroe Islands. Having said this, our vision is to be peaceful... (RT @_AnimalAdvocate: Please Watch #film for #Whales of Faroe.
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Here's Why #Manatees Should Stay #Endangered - RYOT News

Here's Why #Manatees Should Stay #Endangered - RYOT News | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a "threatened" species, taking away their "endangered" status.
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Rare #Scuffle Between #Orcas And #HumpbackWhales Caught On #Film

Rare #Scuffle Between #Orcas And #HumpbackWhales Caught On #Film | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.

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Flesh From Beached Bottlenose Whales #Slaughtered, Butchered Yesterday was Dumped at Sea Today by #Faroese Whale Killers - @SeaShepherd

Flesh From Beached Bottlenose Whales #Slaughtered, Butchered Yesterday was Dumped at Sea Today by #Faroese Whale Killers - @SeaShepherd | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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#Dugong #deaths on par with #Whales: activist

#Dugong #deaths on par with #Whales: activist | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A CONSERVATIONIST has labelled Australians “hypocrites” for condemning Japanese whalers while hundreds of dugongs are reportedly slaughtered in Top End waters every year.
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#Japan sounds #bluefin warning, calls for 50% catch cut !

#Japan sounds #bluefin warning, calls for 50% catch cut ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Is the sun setting on Japan’s tuna fishing industry? Faced with a recent report that the bluefin tuna population is close to collapse, Tokyo has done an about-turn and decided to slash catches…
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More from Greenpeace:  http://www.greenpeace.org/japan/susea14/

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#Vancouver #Aquarium going to court to fight for right to #breed #whales, #dolphins ... - National Post

#Vancouver #Aquarium going to court to fight for right to #breed #whales, #dolphins ... - National Post | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Dr. @SylviaEarle ~ Why it’s a global #responsibility for each of us to #takeCare of the #naturalSystems

Dr. @SylviaEarle ~ Why it’s a global #responsibility for each of us to #takeCare of the #naturalSystems | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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According to Dr. Earle, it’s up to our generation to seize the opportunity, with children throughout the world, to tell them that they must use this knowledge, while there’s still time to abolish global consumption of the natural world. “We need to make sure they know that everyone must take care of the natural systems and the natural species—because they underpin our ability to survive.”

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#Antarctic #crabs, #whales and #penguins star in new compendium of marine life

#Antarctic #crabs, #whales and #penguins star in new compendium of marine life | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Scientists have documented marine creatures from the early days of Antarctic exploration in Captain Cook’s time right up until today in a comprehensive new directory of life in the Southern Ocean.
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What's more #scary than a sea full of sharks? A sea with no more #sharks - InterAksyon

What's more #scary than a sea full of sharks? A sea with no more #sharks - InterAksyon | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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What's more scary than a sea full of sharks? A sea with no more sharks
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This makes them vulnerable to over exploitation." said Moonyeen Alava, a leading shark researcher in the Philippines.
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#Poll #Update: Great White #Sharks Win as the Fan Favorite (Photos)

#Poll #Update: Great White #Sharks Win as the Fan Favorite (Photos) | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
In honor of Shark Week, we asked our audience on Tuesday to weigh in on their favorite shark species. Not surprisingly, great white sharks turned out to be the
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#Sydney harbour’s #plastic pollution at ‘#alarming’ levels, scientists find

#Sydney harbour’s #plastic pollution at ‘#alarming’ levels, scientists find | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Microplastics less than 5mm long pose threat to marine life, and come from clothing and toiletries (Sydney harbour’s plastic pollution at ‘alarming’ levels, scientists find http://t.co/QCBGrLJAsb)...
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@SeaShepherd's #Shark protest to hit #cinemas - SBS #noSharkcull

@SeaShepherd's #Shark protest to hit #cinemas - SBS #noSharkcull | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Sea Shepherd is ramping up its campaign against a controversial shark kill policy with an emotive documentary. By. Ryan Emery. 25 Aug 2014 - 4:52 PM UPDATED 1 HOUR AGO.
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