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How to Host a Beach Cleanup

17-04-2016 Shark News Stories

How to Host a Beach Cleanup

Before the season of sun and fun is in full swing, why not spend a gorgeous springtime weekend getting your favorite beach ready for summer? There's no need to wait for International Beach Cleanup Day--which is September 17th--to get your shoreline in tiptop shape. It might sound like a whole load of work outside your capabilities, but hosting a cleanup is actually pretty simple. Each year, beach and ocean trash present a serious problem to the biological health of our coasts. Not only does the litter make the land unattractive, but...

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How to Host a Beach Cleanup

Before the season of sun and fun is in full swing, why not spend a gorgeous springtime weekend getting your favorite beach ready for summer? There's no need to wait for International Beach Cleanup Day--which...

Nurse Shark Gives Hickey to Vacationing Fourth Grader

Spring break wasn’t all fun and games for Oregon fourth grader Henry Kreckman. The youngster returned to school at Netherwood Knoll Elementary with a wound on his chest and the perfect story for how...

SHARK Exposes Ducks Unlimited Cruel Pigeon Slaughter - March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016DEAR FRIENDS, On March 10th, SHARK was at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake, MN, to protest and document a 2,000 bird live pigeon shoot fundraiser on behalf of Ducks Unlimited...

Clay County Nebraska - Home of Cruel USMARC

In our last update we told you about the US Meat Animal Research Center, (USMARC) which performs cruel experiments on cows, lambs and pigs, and corrupt Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin, who made an illegal traffic stop to...

The SHARK Team Rescues a Goose

While returning to Illinois from a Pennsylvania pigeon shoot site, the SHARK team spotted an injured goose. Watch this video to learn the story of that rescue.   ...

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Henri Bource

Henri Bource

The most remarkable part of Henri Bource's shark attack was that part of it was actually captured on film. In 1964, Bource and two other divers were playing with some seals in the ocean off...

USS Indianapolis

USS Indianapolis

The U.S. Navy cruiser USS Indianapolis was sunk in a matter of minutes by Japanese torpedoes near Guam on July 30, 1945. Roughly 900 sailors of the 1,196 aboard made it into the water with...

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Matawan Creek, N.J.

Two ocean attacks off the Jersey shore the week of July 4, 1916, preceded the attacks in Matawan Creek. There had never been an attack in New Jersey, and it wasn't thought at the time...

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If you're watching a circling shark and wondering if it's about to attack its prey, here are the clues: The shark will hunch its back, lower its pectoral fins (the ones near its belly) and swim in zigzag motions.
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