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In a Historic Agreement, Several Sharks Just Received Major Worldwide Protection

In a Historic Agreement, Several Sharks Just Received Major Worldwide Protection

motherearth November 7, 2017 Comments Off on In a Historic Agreement, Several Sharks Just Received Major Worldwide Protection

Three species of sharks and three species of rays will now have extra protection wherever they go, thanks to a conservation agreement signed by 126 countries around the world. The new agreement is a

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Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks In Galápagos, Now Headed To Prison

Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks In Galápagos, Now Headed To Prison

motherearth August 31, 2017 Comments Off on Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks In Galápagos, Now Headed To Prison

When Ecuadorean authorities boarded the Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999 earlier this month off the Galápagos Islands, they had little idea what awaited them. Officials at the Galápagos National Park had called in the navy to

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History’s Most Powerful Shark Was Killed Off By A Global Extinction Event

History’s Most Powerful Shark Was Killed Off By A Global Extinction Event

motherearth July 24, 2017 Comments Off on History’s Most Powerful Shark Was Killed Off By A Global Extinction Event

For an estimated 20 million years, a shark three times the size of the modern great white hunted marine life off the coasts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. Called megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon),

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Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

It’s summer, and you know what that means: It’s Shark Week. Yep, time to sit in front of a couch and watch cool, vaguely exploitative (and sometimes fictionalized) content about sharks under the guise

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