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Shark Fishing

WATCH: Man Grabs Shark With His Bare Hands

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green

If you give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he'll eat for a lifetime. But if you're fishing in Florida, chances are som...

Fish Swallows 4-Foot Shark In One Bite

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

Maybe your mother told you never to eat anything bigger than your head, but apparently this goliath grouper never got the memo. A YouTube video upload...

WATCH: Big Game Anglers Raise Eyebrows With Intense Catch And Release Of Giant Shark

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green

Fishermen dream of wrestling down and finally reeling in a massive catch, but it takes a certain type to seek out and revel in a face-off with a 700 p...

Video Of Tiger Shark Catch And Torture Sparks Outcry In Hawaii

Posted 09.13.2013 | Green

On August 30th, Mikey McCrum posted the below video on YouTube, entitled "Catching a 12-14 Ft Tiger Shark!" and described it as "Big Rope + Big Cable ...

Don't Take Away My Guns -- or Fins

Anna Clark | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Anna Clark

When championing the individual rights of a few damages the health and lives of many, can we really call that freedom or justice? Nobody is saying you can't catch a shark and sell it. But is it a good idea to continue supporting a practice that is responsible for fishing sharks to the point of extinction?

Is It Worse Than They Thought?

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

ROME (AP) — A pro-environment group says the world's shark populations are in worse trouble than previously thought. The Pew Environm...

Shark Attacked, Media Bites Rosie O'Donnell

Carl Safina | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

A bit of a splash erupted on the Web yesterday in the form of photos showing a boat displaying two hammerheads. One was a shark. The other was the celebrity, Rosie O'Donnell.

Rosie O'Donnell Defends Her Family's Shark Fishing

Posted 01.12.2012 | Miami

Earlier this week, Mark Quartiano, an infamous Miami Beach fisherman, posted photos of Rosie O'Donnell and her kids next to dead hammerhead sharks on ...

Shark Week Conservation Roundup (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Matt Rand | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Matt Rand

"Shark Week" has become such a phenomenon that it has drawn more than 20 million viewers each year since 1995. Unfortunately, sharks are increasingly scarce across the world's oceans due in large part to the appetite for shark fin soup.

Bahamas Bans Shark Fishing

AP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas has banned commercial fishing of sharks, awarding protection to the more than 40 species circling the island chain that...

Hawaii Bans Shark Fins: First State In Nation To Do So

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HONOLULU — The $48-a-plate shark fin has been a favorite dish to celebrate 80th birthdays and fete out of town VIPs since Vienna Hou's Chinese r...

Illegal Shark Fishing Seeping Into Great Barrier Reef

Brisbane Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MARINE conservationists say the interception of a Papua New Guinea fishing boat laden with four tonnes of "de-finned" sharks in Australian waters sho...