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May. 30/13
Sharks in Peril

Coastal species often called “dogfish” need sound conservation policies and strict finning bans, just like bigger sharks.



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Fished at alarming rates, manta and devil rays line the streets of many fish markets around the world – sought primarily for their gill rakers – the feathery structures these filter feeders use to strain food as they glide through the water. At a one-time payout of about $250 per kilogram versus approximately $1 million in tourism over a manta’s lifetime, is it really worth the destruction?

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Apr. 19/13

Fished at alarming rates, manta and devil rays line the streets of many fish markets around the world – sought primarily for their gill rakers – the feathery structures these filter feeders use to strain their food as they glide through the water. At a one-time payout of about $250 per kilogram, is it really worth the destruction?

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Feb. 19/13

Designed by Guillermo Munro of www.memuco.org you can download the Manta Rays Infographic and learn more about what's threatening the survival of the giant manta and reef manta.

Sep. 14/11

We've taken the facts and the stats so you can follow the journey of rubbish from in land right out to our ocean. Follow The Ugly Journey of our Trash to learn how different kinds of debris threaten marine life.

Available in english and german.

Sep. 13/11

No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year. One of the reasons Project AWARE is collecting marine debris data from divers is to help build a clear picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can make more effective decisions when it comes to waste management policies.

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