sharks


Underwater Obsessed: James J. Francesconi Reef Project

Being underwater obsessed in North Carolina means also having a complete and total addiction for the magical lore and exploration of shipwrecks. North Carolina holds the brass porthole to some of the World’s best diving and marine life habitat areas. Our mysterious “Graveyard of the Atlantic” is a proud heritage […]


Underwater Obsession: I Adore the Man in Grey

SNEADS FERRY, NC April 11, 2015 – As a child, very little made me as happy as being on the water.  My most fond and cherished memories involve my love for salt water.  I grew up on the Intracoastal Waterway off highway 101 in Beaufort, NC and most of my […]


Getting People Underwater

Coastal communities are no different than any other with one big exception: the Ocean.  Folks who live at the coast have a common environmental bond, whether they have realized it or not.  In West Palm Beach, it is Jim Abernethy’s mission to bring locals together to strengthen that bond while creating […]


Six Species of Sharks Awarded Long-Awaited Protections By CMS

By: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society FRIDAY HARBOR, WA Nov. 12, 2014 – Last weekend brought an important milestone for sharks. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 several shark species were finally granted protection under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), administered by the United Nations […]


Peace of mind in the ocean: The first user-friendly shark deterrent band

CHARLESTON, SC Oct. 7, 2014 –  Shark. Just one mention of the ancient jagged-toothed creature that lurks beneath the waves fascinates our culture as much as it inspires fear. This image is amplified annually through the beloved Sharkweek program, which has run for more than 25 years. People know the […]


Shark Week July 27 – Aug. 2 at NC Aquarium

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC July 25, 2014 – Sink your teeth into fun and facts all about sharks during Shark Week July 27-Aug. 2 at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Family-friendly programs, activities, crafts and displays portray the truth about these often misunderstood creatures, their essential role […]


Call to Action: Shark Cull Announcement Poses Threat to Western Australian Marine Life

Commentary by Nicole McLachlan, Shark Coordinator, Sea Shepherd Australia FITZROY, VIC December 28, 2013 – On the morning of the 23rd of November on Australia’s South-West coast, Chris Boyd ventured out for a surf in the small town of Gracetown, WA. At 0905am on that Saturday morning, Chris was involved […]


Find out about sharks at NC Aquarium Fin-Filled Friday June 14

Fin-Filled Fridays feature sharks at NC Aquarium   Pine Knoll Shores, NC June 10, 2013 – The first Fin-Filled Friday of the summer June 14 brings toothy times to the North Carolina Aquarium at Knoll Shores. Programs crafts, exhibits and other activities focus on the truth about sharks, the ocean’s […]


Sea Shepherd Hong Kong: Sharks on the Roof

January 3, 2013 Commentary by Gary Stokes – Sea Shepherd Hong Kong The New Year rang in with a tip off here in Hong Kong. A concerned citizen of the world had discovered a roof covered with shark fins in the quiet neighborhood of Kennedy Town in Hong Kong. So […]


Marlins Jump the Sharks, Sweep Doubleheader

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins (25-29 overall, 15-12 second half) swept a doubleheader from the Wilmington Sharks (29-23 overall, 13-12 second half) by scores of 2-1 and 8-3 for their 10th and 11th straight wins Wednesday evening at Big Rock Stadium. In game one, Corey Bass lined […]