January 27, 2012

Torqeedo Powers Inflatable Sea Eagle Tender

After 43 years in the marine industry, Sea Eagle co-owner Cecil Hoge has pretty much seen it all. But, as a supporter of electric propulsion, he can’t wait to see what comes next. Taking his own line of boats into the future, Hoge recently introduced a new inflatable yacht tender, 10.6 SRRIK, […]
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January 27, 2012

Campaign to Protect Sharks in the Bahamas Is Stepped Up

Written by Megan Reynolds Publication: The Nassau Tribune MARINE wildlife artist Guy Harvey launched a custom-designed logo for the campaign to protect sharks in Bahamian waters at Bahamas National Trust’s Retreat Gardens in Village Road yesterday. The Jamaican-born artist, scientist and conservationist renowned for his popular T-shirt designs, also spoke […]
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January 27, 2012

Success! Bahamian Government Bans Commercial Shark Fishing (Video)

Dr. Eugenie Clark became known as The Shark Lady for her lifelong study of the toothy creatures. Soon Dr. Guy Harvey may be called The Shark Man for his efforts to protect sharks. In recent years, Harvey has been persuading the Bahamian government to ban commercial shark fishing. This week […]
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January 27, 2012

Guy Harvey Research Institute Case Files

DNA to the Rescue Dr. Mahmood Shivji, director at the GHRI, along with his graduate students have pioneered a process for rapidly identifying sharks using DNA markers. The technique allows researchers and law enforcement agencies to identify both the species of shark and the population it came from based on […]
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January 27, 2012

Shark Free Marina Initiative – Video

 Dr Guy Harvey of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation speaks out of behalf of the Shark-Free Marina Initiative. Visit http://www.sharkfreemarinas.com Hi, I’m Dr Guy Harvey. Author, conservationist, fisherman and artist. I have a message for fishermen and marinas in Florida. Join with me and Shark-Free Marinas to protect our oceans […]
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January 27, 2012

Shark Massacre in Malpelo’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Colombia’s Pacific Waters

By Fred Garth Colombian environmental authorities have reported a huge shark massacre in the Malpelo wildlife sanctuary in Colombia’s Pacific waters, where as many as 2,000 hammerhead, Galápagos and silky sharks may have been slaughtered for their fins. Sandra Bessudo, the Colombian president’s top adviser on environmental issues, said a […]
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January 27, 2012

Is Seafood Safe to Eat?

By Fred Garth We humans love eating fish. It’s something primal that goes back to the days when we fashioned spears out of sticks, and hooks from bones. Unfortunately, modern man has figured out a lot of ways to make fish inedible. And I’m not talking about Aunt Martha’s baked mullet recipe. Chemical […]
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January 11, 2012

The 4 Lies of Shark Fin Soup

Written by Chuck Thompson with Additional Reporting by Virginia Lau In 2009, I spent four months working in Hong Kong. In the shopping center directly across the street from my apartment in Causeway Bay was a restaurant called Shark Fin City. Forget the slimy, gelatinous specialty of the house—to devotees of the […]
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