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Blue shark in Cornwall

MANACCAN (UK)-  A blue shark was found, far from his offshore habitat, in a secluded creek in British Cornwall. A group of boat hands rescued the shark who was found thrashing about with a hook embedded in its dorsal fin. The three boat hands from Sailaway St Anthony boat hire in Manaccan, near Helston, decided to paddle out to help […]

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Interview with Shark Aid International

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We’re starting a new series of interviews in honor of people and organisations that help protect sharks. From research to raising awareness, from lobbying to actions and campaigns. Meet the Shark Heroes. In this first edition we talk with Alex Wright, founder and director of Shark Aid International. “We need to make the present day better for sharks if we want them […]

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Shark in British river

CATTAWADE (UK)-Imagine strolling along the river and suddenly standing face to face with a shark, 10 miles inland?. Maybe normal in tropical countries but in the UK? It happened to a walker who filmed this shark in the River Stour in the region of Essex.  The shark, probably a smooth-hound shark, was about 5 ft long and circling in the shallow […]

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Great whites in Cornwall

FALMOUTH (UK)- Bite marks on smaller blue sharks and the attack on a caught shark by an even bigger shark. Fishermen believe great whites and mako sharks have arrived on the shores of Cornwall, attracted by the warm waters. The fisherman say bite marks found on much smaller blue sharks bear all the hallmarks of attacks by the great white […]

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Groupon: eat shark fins

LONDON (UK)- For the next 3 days Groupon’s London deal is sending people to eat shark fin at Shanghai Blues, a restaurant well known for its shark fin dishes. So far over 301 offers for dinner for 2 have been bought. Meaning over 600 people could be eating shark fin in the near future. Sign the petition at Change.org to […]

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‘Jaws’ in British waters?

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LONDON (UK)- Filmmaker Rufus Elliott is making the documentary ‘When Jaws Came To Visit’. In this film he examines the evidence that the most iconic fish and predator in the sea; the Great White shark, is visiting the coast of Britain during its yearly migration. The hunt for this elusive creature will take the crew all around the British Isles. To […]

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