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Befriending giants - Virgin.com

Befriending giants - Virgin.com | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
-The unique and intimate connection between the shark and fisherman is inescapable. Each night whale sharks gorge themselves on the tiny shrimp that rise from the deep toward the surface, where the fishermen also catch the shrimp using hand nets under the warm glow of gas lanterns. Given the competi...
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The Taiji Dolphin Controversy

The Taiji Dolphin Controversy | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Every year in Taiji, Japan, fishermen drive dolphins into a secluded cove. The dolphins that are not captured and sold are typically slaughtered. Outrage over the dolphin drive hunting has exploded on social media.
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Shocking Catch! Fishermen Reel in Near-Extinct Sawfish

Shocking Catch! Fishermen Reel in Near-Extinct Sawfish | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A group of south Florida fishermen reeled in a rare sawfish over the weekend, capturing the exciting feat on video.
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RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Illegal Shark Fins: officials arrest fishermen and not where you might expect

RTSea Blog: keeping an eye on Nature: Illegal Shark Fins: officials arrest fishermen and not where you might expect | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Two local fishermen got their comeuppance when they were arrested on April 8th for having on board their fishing boat a total of 2,073 shark fins. Government officials said that the catch represented as many as 529 sharks (which included 11 whole sharks they had on board).

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