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BLUEFIN TUNA AT RISK

Experts warn that stocks of bluefin tuna, a fish commonly used in sushi dishes, have dropped. Studies indicate that the breeding stock of tuna in the Pacific, which was estimated at 130,000 tons around 1960, dropped to 23,000 tons as of 2010. A recent report warned this number could fall below 18,000 tons in the. Read More…

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SHARK FINNING NOW ILLEGAL IN INDIA

Wonderful news came out of India last week, as the country officially banned shark finning. Due to demand from China, the horrific practice of cutting off a shark’s fin solely for the purpose of shark fin soup has exploded in recent years. It’s especially cruel because fisherman slice off the shark’s fin and leave the. Read More…

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SUSTAINABLE FISH GUIDE

Sometimes it’s hard to feel like you’re making a difference to save our ocean environments, but little choices do in fact make an impact. One of the most important things you can do is to ensure that the seafood you buy at your local grocery store is safe to eat and not further harming our. Read More…

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IS JAWS THE REAL STORY?

Thanks to Hollywood, many people are terrified of going in the ocean, because they think there’s a chance they may re-live their own version of the movie “JAWS.” But did you know that lightning, volcanoes, falling out of bed, falling coconuts, ants, and vending machines each kill more people every year than sharks do? On. Read More…

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GUY HARVEY EXPEDITION HIGHLIGHTS

Want to see ocean life through the eyes of a true underwater enthusiast? Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Though he gave up a budding career as a marine biologist for that of a highly acclaimed. Read More…

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