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Sharks in Peril!

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Sharks: exciting, mysterious and dramatic. Although often misunderstood, sharks are a vital part of the ocean’s ecosystem and are in need of protection. We spoke with Ania Budziak, Associate Director for Programs at Project AWARE, who tells us how scuba

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Help Give Sharks a Fighting Chance – Winner of the Thank You Ocean Favorite Podcast Contest!

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In celebration of our upcoming 100th Thank You Ocean Report podcast, we launched a contest that let our supporters and fans select their favorite podcast. The winner: sharks! The Project AWARE Foundation is a non-profit conservation organization working with divers

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New California Law Protects Sharks Against Brutal Finning

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Shark finning is a practice of cutting the fins off of living sharks and dumping them back in the ocean to die. The fins are then dried and consumed in costly shark fin soup. California’s historic Shark Protection Act, banning

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