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Amazing moment diving pair get up close and personal with a grinning Great White shark - and then insist the feared predators are NOT dangerous

Amazing moment diving pair get up close and personal with a grinning Great White shark - and then insist the feared predators are NOT dangerous | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Pictures show Daniel Botelho admiring the mouth of an 18-foot-long female JAWS off the coast of Mexico; the she-beast's razor-sharp teeth showing the all-too-familiar shark's grin.

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Teresa Bonelli's comment, November 10, 2012 2:03 PM
TODOS LOS GOBIERNOS EN EL MUNDO DEBEN CONSERVAR Y PROTEGER LAS VIDAS DE LOS CETACEOS ,,PEDIMOS PROTECCION EN TODOS LOS OCEANOS PARA QUE LOS CETACEOS ORCAS DELFINES TIBURONES Y TODOS LOS ANIMALES MARINOS SEAN DEFENDIDOS EN SUS HABITATS ..MARES AZULES ,NO MAS MUERTES ,.

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With just three remaining, wolves of Isle Royale approach their vanishing point

With just three remaining, wolves of Isle Royale approach their vanishing point | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The National Park Service’s options have dwindled, too, from three general options to just two: a full-scale reintroduction program or “letting nature take its course.”
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Cows Shipped Abroad For Slaughter Could Face 'Devastating' Suffering

Cows Shipped Abroad For Slaughter Could Face 'Devastating' Suffering | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As the American public grows less and less tolerant of the egregious conditions animals are subjected to inside factory farms, the USDA has announced a new trade agreement that will likely cause tremendous suffering for even more animals.
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Wolves Shot From Choppers Shows Oil Harm Beyond Pollution

Wolves Shot From Choppers Shows Oil Harm Beyond Pollution | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
British Columbia killed 84 wolves in the hunt that ended this month. Alberta eliminated 53 this year, bringing its total killed through the program since 2005 to 1,033.
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Miracle on the Water! - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Miracle on the Water! - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
On April 18, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captured rare footage of the elusive and endangered vaquita porpoise in the waters of Mexico’s Gulf of California, the small cetacean’s only home on Earth.
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Puppy rescued from 'horrific' Carlow breeding farm loses fight for life

Puppy rescued from 'horrific' Carlow breeding farm loses fight for life | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A little puppy rescued from a horrific breeding farm in Carlow on Monday passed away today in the loving care of those who had saved her.
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Environmental alliance angered at Geelong Star's dolphin and seal kill

Environmental alliance angered at Geelong Star's dolphin and seal kill | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The controversial factory freezer trawler Geelong Star has killed four dolphins and two seals on its first fishing trip in Australian waters.
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Efforts underway to protect whales and dolphins in the North Sea

Efforts underway to protect whales and dolphins in the North Sea | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A new wildlife conservation centre in the North East is helping to monitor the numbers of whales and dolphins in the North Sea
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WAZA gives JAZA the boot | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project

WAZA gives JAZA the boot | Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project is pleased to announce that after years of international pressure, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has finally
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White Wolf : Listen to the Gray Wolf's Happy Earth Day Message (Video)

White Wolf : Listen to the Gray Wolf's Happy Earth Day Message (Video) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
 Zephyr is a captive-born gray wolf at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), a 501c3 non-profit organization, in South Salem, NY. The soon to be 4-year-old wolf is among the four 'ambassador wolves' at the WCC that help teach the public about wolves and their vital role in the environment.
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Chimpanzees given HUMAN rights: NY judge rules that two primates held at research lab are covered by same laws that govern detention of people

Chimpanzees given HUMAN rights: NY judge rules that two primates held at research lab are covered by same laws that govern detention of people | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Two chimpanzees, living in a lab at Stony Brook University, Long Island, (not pictured) are the first animals to be covered by a writ of habeas corpus, allowing their detention to be challenged.
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84 wolves shot during first year of controversial B.C. cull program

84 wolves shot during first year of controversial B.C. cull program | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Helicopter hunters shot less than half of the wolves they were allowed to kill during the first year of a controversial B.C. government program to protect threatened caribou herds.
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Norway landmark ruling sees five jailed over wolf hunting

Norway landmark ruling sees five jailed over wolf hunting | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case.
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5 Reasons Lambs Are Really Just Baby Unicorns

5 Reasons Lambs Are Really Just Baby Unicorns | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Lambs are either the doppelgangers of unicorns or actual unicorns in disguise. You decide.

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Ricky Gervais Continues His Fight Against 'Sick' Trophy Hunters

Ricky Gervais Continues His Fight Against 'Sick' Trophy Hunters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Comedian and outspoken animal activist Ricky Gervais is not done shaming trophy hunter Rebecca Francis just yet.
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Churchill Video of the Week-Spy Cam | Churchill Polar Bears

Churchill Video of the Week-Spy Cam | Churchill Polar Bears | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A curious polar bear on the pack - ice investigates and then dismantles a spy cam set up on a powered pod. Have a look at this cool video.
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WAZA Suspends Membership of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) for Link to Brutal Taiji Dolphin Hunt - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

WAZA Suspends Membership of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) for Link to Brutal Taiji Dolphin Hunt - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Statement from Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
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Wonderful News from WAZA - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Wonderful News from WAZA - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Finally the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has done the right thing and has suspended the membership of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).

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Warning to dog owners over the ticks that can wreck lives

Warning to dog owners over the ticks that can wreck lives | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Vets are urging the public to get their dogs checked out for ticks, which can spread potentially fatal diseases to humans.
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Louisiana five years after BP oil spill: 'It's not going back to normal no time soon'

Louisiana five years after BP oil spill: 'It's not going back to normal no time soon' | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The oil giant says the environmental disaster caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast is nearly over. That’s not how it feels to Gulf coast residents
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Arctic or Antarctica? How to Choose your Polar Expedition

Arctic or Antarctica? How to Choose your Polar Expedition | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Arctic expedition season is upon us and many are wondering, do I go to the North of the planet, or should I go south? Antarctica or The Arctic which way to go?
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Celebrating Earth Day the Carnivore Way

Celebrating Earth Day the Carnivore Way | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Keystone predators, such as wolves, control prey numbers and behavior. On the lookout for wolves, wary elk eat more sparingly. This releases shrubs and saplings from browsing pressure, improves habitat for other species, and increases biodiversity. T...
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Humpback whales, endangered no more? Most may be removed from list

Humpback whales, endangered no more? Most may be removed from list | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
NOAA devises 14 population segments to allow them to protect those that need help most but activists say the whales are too ‘complicated’ for such judgment
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Growing polar-bear taste for land food worries scientists

Growing polar-bear taste for land food worries scientists | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Twin studies suggest that polar bears are increasingly coming ashore to eat. A third, however, says the findings might need to be taken with a grain of salt
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EU threatens Thailand with trade ban over illegal fishing

EU threatens Thailand with trade ban over illegal fishing | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
World’s third-largest seafood exporter given six months to clean up its industry where ‘illegal fishing is almost totally allowed’
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