Both Kelly Slater & Mike Coots Weigh In On The #Shark Culling Debate. Covered Also In The French Press As Public Opinion Is Hoping For A Game Changing Voice Over Their Governments Perceived Inaction: https://goo.gl/7I74Kp
Apropos To Our Cultural Reference In The Kelly Slater Post Below, https://goo.gl/pBMDwD , The Discussion Keeps Going Around In Circles As The Public Go Nowhere With The Government To Find A Entente Cordiale To The #Shark Attack Issue Plaguing Their Tourist Industry. Tempers Are Fraying!
Italy, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily: The Recent Death Of A Thresher #Shark, Which Was Reported Several Weeks Ago Off Napoli https://goo.gl/csKXh7 , Found Apparently Dead At Sea By Divers Who Brought It Ashore & Now One That Was Recently Fished Yesterday Off Sicily Has Prompted A Re Opening Or Examination Of The Rules & Regulations – Including The Idea To Protect This Species In The Mediterranean. (WWF Sicily.) Italy Now Shark Pro Active: https://goo.gl/Zj2OdW
Hard To Deny Video Drone Footage Showing A #Shark Stalking Surfers In The Surf Off Ballina Australia. Turns Away But Seems Drawn To Another Surfer Further Along. The Camera Never Lies.
Winter Blues & Bored Kids? In The Philadelphia Area You Can At Least Go To The Independence Seaport Museum & See Or Even Touch A Real #Shark, A Vividly Marked Chain Dogfish! Equally In The UK You Can Visit The Recently Born Bamboo Cat #Sharks At Skegness: https://goo.gl/gWB41d
#KellySlater, 11 Times World #Surfer Champion Comes Out Calling For A “Daily” #Shark Cull For The #Reunion. Normally A Conservationist – Perhaps He Has A Point, Or Is It Just Air Time In Our Iconastic Culture? Read & Judge For Yourself. Remember In Some Cultures They Decide & Then Discuss, While Other Discuss First & Then Decide.
Belize: News Of Undeniable Evidence That #Shark Fishing, Mostly By People With Licences Is Devasting Fish Stocks. Again The Administration Has A Conflict Of Interest, As The Export Of #Sharks Is Technically Banned & Belize Would Do Well To Keep Them Alive For The Camera Underwater As A Eco Tourism Is Big With Scuba & Snorkelling Tourism.
A Fisherman Who Didn’t Get The Anti Selfie Message Of Late Pulls A Juvenile Great White #Shark Out For … Just Off Huntington Beach California, The Same Beach Closed Briefly Last Week & Even Closer To Shore. 2 PM. Been Going A While This Trend Now: https://goo.gl/aTJnRZ & Some. Update: More Great Whites Spotted, Incl.A 14-Foot Shark Just 100 Feet From Shore Trigger Another Swimming Ban In 2 Nearby Beaches.
New Zealand: Sadly A 2-Metre #Shark Was Discovered De-Finned & Dead At East Cape Beach. New Zealand Is 1 of 100 Countries – Including Australia, the EU & the US – To Ban #SharkFinning. The Finning Of Live Sharks Was Banned In NZ In 2009, But Fishermen Could Still Cut Fins Off Dead Sharks Until The Total Ban In 2016.