IUCN Species of the Day: Oceanic Whitetip Shark

  Photo credit: Stella Covre   The Oceanic Whitetip Shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This migratory predator is one of the most widespread shark species, ranging across tropical and subtropical Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Whale Shark

  Photo credit: Chris Wildblood   The Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Found worldwide in tropical and warm temperate waters, it is the largest fish in the world, yet Continue Reading

Video of the Day: Lady Chokes on Shark Fin in Middle of Gourmet Restaurant!

  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YprXxDccXM]   From a recent WildAid report: “Recent news reports in China and Hong Kong have circulated footage of an underground shark fin processing factory that uses industrial grade hydrogen peroxide and ammonia to bleach fins.” The report features Continue Reading

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  “The Ocean’s Ballet” Photo credit: Katrien Vandevelde

Video of the Day: Film Director Ang Lee Explains the Threats Posed by Chopsticks