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January 23, 2014
War on lionfish shows first promise of success

01/22/2014. Ocean State University MEDIA CONTACT: David Stauth, 541-737-0787 SOURCE: Stephanie Green, 541-908-3839 CORVALLIS, Ore. – It may take a legion of scuba divers armed with nets and spears, but a new study confirms for the first time that controlling lionfish populations in the western Atlantic Ocean can pave the way for a recovery of […]

June 28, 2013
Oppose New Dolphin Swim Facilities in The Bahamas

Target: Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Alfred Gray Sponsored by: Sam Duncombe, Sonya Alvino – reEarth We want to put an end to the exploitation of this species. Our objection is based upon the premise that captive marine mammal facilities are out-dated, inhumane, and anti conservationist in practice.   The building of two new […]

September 12, 2012
Lemon sharks ‘learn’ skills by watching each other

9 September 2012 By Matt Bardo Reporter, BBC Nature. Lemon sharks have the ability to learn from each other’s behaviour, scientists have found. The team compared the performance of inexperienced juvenile sharks working with both trained and untrained partners. The results showed that sharks working with trained partners could complete tasks more quickly and successfully. […]

July 5, 2011
Bahamas bans commercial shark fishing

By Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post. Tuesday, July 5, 10:47 AM The Bahamas announced Tuesday morning it would end all commercial shark fishing in its waters, an area that encompasses more than 240,000 square miles. The move — under which only the catch and release of sharks is permitted — marks the second time in two weeks that […]