Blue shark. Photo: Josh Krancer/Flickr Creative Commons.

LA SAVINA (SPAIN)- The waters of the harbor of the village of La Savina on the Mediterranean island Formentera, were visited by an almost 2m large blue shark this week. One diver entered the cold January waters to try to get a hook out of the mouth of the shark. Continue Reading

As the world is in lockdown and isolation because of Covid-19 more and more footage of animals taking over our public space pop up. Wild boars roaming the outskirts of Barcelona, deer running around in the suburbs of London, pumas checking out towns for food in Chile, dolphins spotted inContinue Reading

MALLORCA (SPAIN)- Exciting news from the Mediterranean. Marine biologists have photographed a great white shark in Spanish waters off Cabrera, an uninhabited island and nature reserve 11 miles south of Mallorca. The team of scientists spotted the great white (Carcharodon carcharias), a very rare species in the Mediterranean, for what they say to beContinue Reading

ISTANBUL (TURKEY)- Turkey has set new measures protecting endangered sharks and rays, like angel sharks and shortfin makos. The list of prohibited species for fishing in the mediterranean country now has 14 species of sharks and rays on it. Already in 2012 the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), which includes Turkey,Continue Reading

GIBRALTAR (UK)- Since this summer, the British territory Gibraltar on the Spanish Mediterranean coast is one of the first countries in the World to offer near complete protection to all species of Sharks, Rays and Skates found within their Territorial Waters. Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change, Dr. John Cortes,Continue Reading