The Future of Shark Diving





Sharks Under Pressure



  The year is 2015.  No one has seen a living white shark in over a year.  The dried fins of a white shark caught in 2014 sold in Hong Kong for a record price of $175,000.   

Shark-fin soup trade threatens hammerheads

By Steve Connor, Science Editor
Monday, 18 February 2008

Decline of Big Sharks Lets Small Predators Decimate Shellfish

By Juliet Eilperin

Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, March 30, 2007; Page A03
rch 30, 2007; Page A03

Having the Shark Fin Soup? Think Twice

Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News

August 2, 2007

Hidden Cost of Shark Fin Soup: Its Source May Vanish


By Juan Forero, New York Times

January 5, 2006 

Shark Fin Soup: An Eco-Catastrophe?

Monday, January 20, 2003

Web Across the Currents

By Howard Hall

Decimating Shark Population for Some Soup

By Laura Marquez, ABC News

October 30, 2006

Shark Fin Soup

Everything you need and want to know about Shark Fin Soup

U.S. restaurants that serve shark fin soup

Swimming with sharks (one man's unfashionable crusade)

By Jerome Taylor
Tuesday, 12 February 2008

The Brutal Business of Shark Finning

Waiter, There’s a Celebrity in My Shark Fin Soup

By David Barboza

Published: August 13, 2006


A shark's tale

Shark's fin soup may seem cruel and unnecessary - but western cuisine needs to get its house in order too

Endangered shark under attack from Cornish fishermen

It's a beautiful, benign - and endangered - relative of the great white. So why isn't more being done to stop fishermen going after the porbeagle?

By Peter Marren
Thursday, 5 April 2007

Sharks hunted to extinction in the Mediterranean

By Peter Popham in Rome
Friday, 9 March 2007

38 Million Sharks Killed for Fins Annually, Experts Estimate

Nicholas Bakalar
for National Geographic News

October 12, 2006

Sharks Repelled by Metal That Creates Electric Field

Helen Scales
National Geographic News

May 1, 2008

Shark Population Declining Due to Long Line Fishing

July 24, 2008

Release from: Miadhu Online (Maldives)

Longline Campaign

One of the priority campaigns for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is the global problem of longline fishing.

Blue Sharks Beat the Odds, by Tasting Bad

Jennifer Viegas, Discovery News

US to end controversial shark 'finning'

10:55 22 April 2008 news service

Susan Brown

Sherman’s Lagoon 

Jim Toomey

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