Law in Effect Protecting 7 Species of #endangered Sharks & Rays. #WWF Estimates Over 70 Million Sharks Killed Each Year. Asia Seen as Biggest Culprit for Over Fishing Given the High Demand for #sharkfin Soup. Vote With Your Spoon. http://goo.gl/MEl4lc
Australia initiates the world’s first shark #artificiallyinseminated with a frozen semen sample at #Melbourne Aquarium. The shark semen is frozen in liquid nitrogen at -196 degrees Celsius, enabling it to be viable for decades. A gene banking technique they hope will help #conservation efforts of threatened species like the grey nurse #shark. http://goo.gl/5vJTXB
Detecting electromagnetic signals given off by prey, #sharks are biting deep sea cables in confusion. Captured in this quick ROV video http://goo.gl/f4mAkT Prompting #Google to reinforce its undersea #Internet cables with bulletproof-like material. More details here http://goo.gl/RroxNA
New #sharkresearch from #Australia shows men more likely to be attacked than women. Siting provoked attacks from patting sharks on the head, jumping on them & trying to ride them. Urging investment in non-lethal alternatives to #sharkcontrol . http://goo.gl/UEfuxO
#Red Bull inaugurated their Cape Fear #surfing contest in Botany Bay, #Australia amidst tumultuously high waves.