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Clean Ocean

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Together as one united team we amplify our global voice. While a lot of our work focuses on shark conservation, the oceans are also under incredible threat from humans in another way that can no longer be ignored. The challenge our oceans’ face with respect to pollution, particularly plastics, is…

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A Time For Change

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  Sharks are dying every day as a result of fishing, both legal and illegal. Approximately one quarter of elasmobranch species are listed as “vulnerable”, “endangered”, or “critically endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), due to the drastic reductions in their populations. Now, stop and ask…

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Urgent holiday message: Shark species, like hammerheads and blue sharks are being sold as dried Atlantic cod, traditionally used as a holiday dish in Mexico and other countries.

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Every meal is an opportunity to protect the planet. In many countries where this dish is popular, salt fish, also called bacalao, bacalhau, baccalà or dried fish, is typically cod that has been preserved for long-term storage via salt-curing and drying until all the moisture has been extracted. However, as…

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SAVE MAKO SHARKS !

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It’s here! #SaveMakoSharks ! Beautiful colaboration by @koholakaicreative!!! New addition to the Tee collection now listed! The latest shirt is in collaboration with @koholakaicreative to bring attention to the plight of Mako Sharks. Makos are a widely consumed and sought after species- meat for consumption, oil for vitamins and fins for shark fin soup. It…

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In Mexico, 23,000 tons of shark meat are consumed annually.I n several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what’s considered safe. Mercury is a neurotoxin that can impact growth and development in humans. Organic mercury, or methylmercury, can also cross the blood-brain…

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Got Mercury Campaign – Education Mexico

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When it comes to #conservation, #education is the key to sharing and making sure there is a continued effort for all future generations to come! We here  Nakawe Project and Turtle Island Restoration Network know the vital importance of sharing this message of conservation with our youth! Yesterday, Nakawe Project founder Regi Domingo went and…

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