ST. MAARTEN (NETHERLANDS ANTILLES) – Recently the Nature Foundation has been receiving reports that individuals are trophy hunting the resident shark population within the Man of War Shoal Marine Park and subsequently killing them. High value Sharks have a very high value to the ecology of the island and the
FANTOME ISLAND (AUSTRALIA)- A 48-year old man was found dead just off the coast off Fantome Island the 29th of august. The Melbourne man, known to his friends as Rooster, was killed after he encountered trouble while trying to retrieve a vessel which broke anchor off the island about 7.30pm on
PLYMOUTH (UK)- Great white sharks could be “occasional vagrant visitors” to waters around the British Isles, according to an expert. Richard Peirce, chairman of the Shark Trust, said the conditions and availability of prey made British waters an ideal hunting ground for the feared predator. Peirce said: “The real surprise is
HUNTINGTON BEACH (USA)- Fishing sharks for fun. On Huntington Beach, south of Los Angeles, a couple of anglers on the pier film their catch of the day: a juvenile white shark. But putting the footage on YouTube wasn’t so smart. Now the angler who caught the shark is under investigation.
LONDON (UK)- The funeral of Ian Redmond who was killed by probably a great white while snorkeling in the Seychelles. He was there on honeymoon with his new wife Gemma Redmond. She lay on the beach when he was attacked. Read her letter to her late husband in the Mirror
SAN JUAN (Puerto Rico)- A 27- year old American woman was bitten by a shark while she was swimming in a popular bioluminescent bay at night in Puerto Rico. The shark estimated at 6 feet (1.8 meters) caused a wound about 10 inches (25 centimeters) long and runs from below her knee to the
SUVA (FIJI)- The Fiji Times have an interview with politician and shark protector Manoa Rasigatale. Named The Sharkman by marine conservationist for his campaign to save the shark from extinction. One thing he had to go and do. That’s actually go in the water and meet the predators he is protecting. “For