150 sport fishermen are taking part in an initiative called Conserving Sharks, whereby small plastic devices are emplanted in the dorsal fins of captured sharks

150 sport fishermen are taking part in an initiative called Conserving Sharks, whereby small plastic devices are emplanted in the dorsal fins of captured sharks

San Blas, the southernmost tip of the province of Buenos Aires, is the core of Argentina’s sport fishing scene. The physical characteristics of the seafloor, including canals and estuaries that are home to many different types of fish, make it a huge draw for anyone who enjoys fishing with rods and nets. Thousands of sharks […]

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Orcas observed killing blue whales in ‘biggest predation event on the planet’

Orcas observed killing blue whales in ‘biggest predation event on the planet’

Killer whales truly deserve their name. They’ve been observed taking down everything from sea lions to great white sharks. And now, for the first time, they’ve been observed attacking and killing the largest animals on earth: blue whales. Scientists writing in the journal Marine Mammal Science on January 21 recorded three incidents in which orcas […]

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