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October 22, 2009 Jillian Morris 0

Shark-Free Marina Initiative Gains Momentum

 DiverWire Contributing Writer Jillian Morris checks in with us from the Bahamas this week with exciting news. The Shark Free Marina Initiative is one devoted to reducing worldwide shark mortality rates. Participating marinas will prohibit the landing of any shark within the marina for any purpose (i.e. meat processing, photos,…

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August 21, 2009 Jillian Morris 0

SHARK LAB: An Update from the Bahamas

 Jillian Morris, our SHARK correspondent in the Bahamas has just filed this report:  Duncan Brake and I recently spent 2 weeks at the Bimini Biological Field Station, filling in as assistant managers. The BBFS ( Sharklab) was started in 1990 by Dr. Samuel Gruber and has been pioneering shark research…

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