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A Day in the Life of #Lolita, the Performing #Orca ~ #Captivity ~ featuring Dr. Ingrid Visser #Educating how wrong it is.

Lolita Documentary produced by Daniel Azarian, featuring Dr. Ingrid Visser. Filmed in Miami, Summer 2013. Lolita, first named Tokitae, was violently torn awa...
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Blackfish - Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G93beiYiE74

                                           A 'Mission' of 'Compassion'

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#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

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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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VICTORY for SHARKS   http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/11/victory-for-australias-sharks-1625#.VBJSPECsjSQ.twitter

 

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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Red card for 'greenest' government, #Protect #biodiversity & prevent #flooding !

Red card for 'greenest' government, #Protect #biodiversity & prevent #flooding ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.
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#Beached #whales point to population rebound - Sydney Morning Herald

#Beached #whales point to population rebound - Sydney Morning Herald | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Beached whales point to population rebound
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Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant "shark magnets".
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#Ganga #cleanUp mark-III

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Not for the first time is the polluted holy river the focus of attention (Ramesh: About 3/4 of Ganga river pollution comes from untreated municipal sewage.
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Sea Shepherd #UK

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RT @zilchoid: Environmental Documentary
About the #SeaShepards
> https://t.co/w6auhpzlmE
>> http://t.co/07FEwAOxoP
#SaveTheWhales #SaveT…
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#Australia to oppose renewed #Japanese #whaling!

#Australia to oppose renewed #Japanese #whaling! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The federal government says it sees no legal way for Japan again to kill whales in the Antarctic, as the Asian power seeks backing for more scientific whaling.
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What a difference a year can make ~ #Whaling in the S.Ocean or not...

What a difference a year can make ~ #Whaling in the S.Ocean or not... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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                              So let's make it a permanent one!

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Opposition MPs in #Iceland demand economic review of #whaling, fearing reputational damage far outweighs any economic benefits

Opposition MPs in #Iceland demand economic review of #whaling, fearing reputational damage far outweighs any economic benefits | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Opposition MPs in Iceland have demanded a review of whaling, questioning any economic benefits and fearing damage to Iceland's reputation overseas (Opposition MPs in Iceland demand economic review of whaling http://t.co/kbSvzoJnlP...
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@SeaShepherd Orlando to Hold Gathering Outside #IMATA Conference

@SeaShepherd Orlando to Hold Gathering Outside #IMATA Conference | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Attendees are invited to view Sea Shepherd’s “From the Cove to Captivity” Photo Exhibit (Sea Shepherd Orlando to Hold Gathering Outside IMATA Conference http://t.co/IYGKu3mhVs via @SeaShepherd_USA)...
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This Map Shows Where #Dolphins Captured at the #Cove in 2013 Were #Sold

This Map Shows Where #Dolphins Captured at the #Cove in 2013 Were #Sold | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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@MeganCook33 on #OceanExploring -- Seamounts of #AnegadaPassage - @MissionBlue Google+

@MeganCook33 on #OceanExploring -- Seamounts of #AnegadaPassage - @MissionBlue Google+ | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Join @115406966904998972855  for a live Hangout on Air with the exploration team of @107931001051342775610 hosted by MB Young Explorer @111596492844582447924.  Tune in as deep sea coral ecologist Dr. @106612772248918391614 and team share tales from the ocean floor and discuss their groundbreaking exploration of Caribbean undersea mountains happening now!   bit.ly/YhKfYY

Curious to know what life is like exploring never-before-seen parts of our ocean? Link to the ship LIVE in the Anegada Passage of the British Virgin Islands. Leave your questions in the comments section for the team to answer during Friday's Hangout On Air! 
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Gangs make more money selling black market #shellfish than drugs ~ #ElectroFishing was banned!

Gangs make more money selling black market #shellfish than drugs ~ #ElectroFishing was banned! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Divers working for organised crime gangs are using the banned practice of electro-fishing to bring in hauls of worth up to £65,000 a day off the coast of Argyll, west Scotland.
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A #Fungus Discovered in the #Ecuadorian Rainforest Can Eat #PlasticPollution ~ #NaturalSolution

A #Fungus Discovered in the #Ecuadorian Rainforest Can Eat #PlasticPollution ~ #NaturalSolution | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A fungus has been discovered in the rainforest of Ecuador by Yale students, and is said to be able to eat plastic on a large scale. (Could a fungus help us to breakdown currently non-decomposable plastic?
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#Whale washes up in #Porirua , least known #MarineMammal

#Whale washes up in #Porirua , least known #MarineMammal | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Whale from a family of ''the least known marine mammals'' washes up on a Porirua beach.
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#Scenes From #Taiji Dolphin Roundup in #Japan 21.1.14 #tweet4taiji & Stop this from happening!

#Scenes From #Taiji Dolphin Roundup in #Japan 21.1.14 #tweet4taiji & Stop this from happening! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Fishermen reportedly killed or captured 93 bottlenose dolphins, drawing worldwide scrutiny.
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Ancient #China fish 'nearly #extinct'

Ancient #China fish 'nearly #extinct' | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.
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@SeaShepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd at the International #Whaling Commission Meeting #Slovenia

@SeaShepherd Australia :: Sea Shepherd at the International #Whaling Commission Meeting #Slovenia | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world (*BREAKING NEWS*
@SeaShepherd at the International Whaling Commission Meeting in Slovenia
#IWC #ICJ #auspol Pls RT!
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The Island Trust ~ #Sail Training At Its Best! Transforming young lives.

The Island Trust ~ #Sail Training At Its Best!  Transforming young lives. | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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@MissionBlue - A Piece of Me - Clip - #Netflix - HD - YouTube 1.30m w/Dr. @SylviaEarle

In this clip from Netflix original documentary, Mission Blue, world-renowned oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle goes into the water to get a first hand look at c...
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Sylvia A. Earle gets in the water during an industrial fishing operation.

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'YES' #Ban on #Shark trade comes into force for 5 named species!

'YES' #Ban on #Shark trade comes into force for 5 named species! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
In a significant step forward for shark conservation, all trade in five named species is to be regulated from today.
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#WDC #exposes heavy promotion of #whaleMeat to #tourists in #Greenland #graphic!

#WDC #exposes heavy promotion of #whaleMeat to #tourists in #Greenland #graphic! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

#Investigations in Greenland by Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) have revealed whale meat meant for local Greenlandic people is openly on sale to tourists.

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How to Keep #Endangered #SeaTurtles Off the Dinner #Menu

How to Keep #Endangered #SeaTurtles Off the Dinner #Menu | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Costa Rican poachers are stealing thousands of turtle eggs and selling them to restaurants.
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#Russia Stops #Japanese #Whaling Ship Dead In Its Tracks!

#Russia Stops #Japanese #Whaling Ship Dead In Its Tracks! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Whales in the Sea of Okhotsk are safe from hunters today — at least for now. A Japanese whaling ship that entered Russian waters has been seized by Russian au
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SPC: New Study Shows #Pacific #Sharks Are Being Targeted by Some #TunaLongliners

SPC: New Study Shows #Pacific #Sharks Are Being Targeted by Some #TunaLongliners | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Pacific News Center - The most breaking news, local news and sports news for Guam and the Marianas, along with K57 Interviews.
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#Necropsy reveals #trash such as cans, bottles & netting are the cause for a ‪#‎whale‬ to be beached on Northeast ‪#‎Florida‬ shorelines."

#Necropsy reveals #trash such as cans, bottles & netting are the cause for a ‪#‎whale‬ to be beached on Northeast ‪#‎Florida‬ shorelines." | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Necropsy reveals trash such as cans, bottles and netting are the cause for a whale to be beached on Northeast Florida shorelines.
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#Livestream - @CoveGuardians #tweet4taiji #Freedom4Cetaceans !

Approximately 20,000 cetaceans, including dolphins, small whales and porpoises, are killed in Japanese waters each year.
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