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Warning Sharks towards Extinction !

Considering the incredible number of between 150 – 200 million sharks destroyed each year, we need to look at the natural biology of sharks to fully understand the potential threat of extinction to these species. Most sharks are slow growing, have late maturation and low fecundity and this is the shark’s downfall. They cannot […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|

An Important Word on Marine Conservation

Our oceans are not limitless pits from which to take and they are not limitless sponges to absorb our pollution. The oceans are terribly abused by us and we all need to take stock and change the way we work with this endangered environment.

To place this in perspective, consider the following. Each year humans […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|

A Sad Story

The sad story of a mutilated shark
She was breathtakingly beautiful as her four-meter long body rose towards the surface of the Indian Ocean.In the crystal  clear water, each of her intricate markings could be seen. She was (Alopias Vulpinus), the largest of the Thresher Shark family with a tail as long as her muscular […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|