Tag Archives | Sharks


PRESS RELEASE: Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism

  World’s First-Ever Best-Practice Guide for Tourism Operators Released by The Manta Trust, Project AWARE Foundation, and WWF International London, UK. – This World Wildlife Day, March 3, The Manta Trust, Project AWARE®, and WWF are pleased to release Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice, the world’s first-ever guidelines for shark […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Fernando from Blue Resources Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Fernando from Blue Resources Trust There are so many different careers within marine conservation from surveying, data collection, consultancy, diving and much more. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to Daniel who’s work among other things has involved developing policy and legislation to further the conservation of elasmobranchs and includes representing the Government […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab

An Interview with WiseOceans… Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab We’re off to the Bahamas… We’ve been chatting to Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab this week.  His advice is to get out there, get involved and get your hands dirty! Name: Patrick Burke Job Title: Outreach Coordinator Organisation: Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation – SharkLab What inspired you to […]

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Shark Fest, Bristol, UK

The first official Shark Fest is happening on September 24th at the M Shed in Bristol!

This action packed day will be a celebration of sharks and a great way to interact with fellow shark lovers, there will be stalls, films, speakers and activities with something for everyone.

Tickets are now on sale and are priced at £10 for the whole day!

Visit Fin Fighters Facebook page (Fin Fighters UK) or follow them on Twitter (@finfighters).

We look forward to seeing you there, shark fans!

WiseOceans will be there so come along and say hi!

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FAQ: CITES COP17 Johannesburg, South Africa

What is CITES? CITES stands for Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. It is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.  It is the only international and legally-binding treaty to control the […]

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