Ingenious Conceptual Twist On Iconic Poster From #JAWS In A Petition To Change #Shark Culling LAWS. With The Poignant Message: “Humans Kill 11,400 Sharks Per Hour. Sharks Kill 12 Humans Per Year.” So Who’s The Monster? Well Done Designers Featherwax & Matteo Musci.
A Recent Report From The #UnitedNations’ Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)Revealed That #SharkFinning Is Eclipsing Other Issues, Such As The #SharkMeat Trade Increasing By 42% Since 2000. Meaning No Decrease In The Catch Rates. So While Statistics Show A Decrease In Finning, Sadly It Hasn’t Reduced The Number Of Sharks Killed World-Wide.
#Shark Populations Are On A Healthy Rise On The East Coast Of The US. Since They Only Reproduce Maybe Once Or A Few Times During Their Lives, Scientists Hope It’s A Sign That Efforts To #ProtectSharks Are Working.
Scientists In #SouthAfrica Test Various #SharkDeterrents To Avoid Nets & Culling Methods: http://www.nature.com/news/south-african-scientists-trial-humane-shark-deterrents-1.18346
No Wonder They Are Within Feet Of Surfers’ Dangling Feet In the Water. An Increase In Bait Fish In Monterey Bay, #California Shows That Juvenile White #Sharks , After Feeding, Typically Come Close To Shore To Bask In The Warmer Water. Santa Cruz County #Surfers Take Note: http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_28796475/aerial-video-shows-sharks-just-feet-from-surfers?source=rss
Shark Nets Don’t Deter #Sharks From Bumping Another #Surfer in New South Wales, #Australia. Adding The Total Of Unprovoked Attacks At 13 Along The Coast This Year.
National #Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration Was On An Action-Pact Data Collection Mission As Part Of Their Coastal #Shark Survey. In The Process Of Tagging 2,835 Sharks From This Past April – May, Indicating A Rise In Population & More.
The Predator Became The Prey As This #Shark Tried To Escape #Orca Oneupmanship When It Comes To Ruling The Roost Down Under (In The Ocean).
A Reminder That Not All Sharks Are Ocean-Dwelling Predators, An 8-Ft Bull #Shark Was Pulled From Fishermen’s Nets In The Potomac River Near Chesapeake, #Maryland, Their Typical Summer Vacation Spot. http://news.yahoo.com/8-foot-long-bull-shark-pulled-potomac-river-122654700.html
Witnesses Say A 10-foot Hammerhead #Shark Bit The Foot Of A Kayaker Who Was Dangling His Feet In The Water in #Malibu , California. Why “The beach remained open after the attack.” Is A Mystery To Us.