STEWART ISLAND (NEW ZEALAND)- Is shark tourism, where great whites are lured to boats and diver cages, causing danger to beachgoers? The local residents of Stewart Island are fed up with shark dive operators and are calling for them to be barred from continuing the practice. Atracting great whites is causing dangerContinue Reading

Whale sharks are the world’s biggest fish – and swimming with them has become a top tourist attraction in the Philippines. But scientists are worried about the impact that tourism could have on the marine giants. See an Al Jazeera reportage from Oslob Island.   Tweet

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 makeContinue Reading