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Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks

Hunger For Shark Fins Catapults Species Onto Endangered List

AP | By AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday classified as endangered and threated four distinct populations of a shark species...

Threatened Species Used In Shark Fin Soup Across U.S.

Posted 08.10.2012 | Food

A recent study discovered that several species of sharks classified as endangered or threatened are being used to make shark fin soup served in U.S. r...

PHOTOS: Swimming With Sharks In Cocos Island

Sandra Larriva | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Sandra Larriva

Jacques Cousteau, who visited Cocos numerous times, proclaimed it "the most beautiful island in the world." Visit it if you dare, knowing that you will never see the ocean the same way again.

Shark's 'Twin' Raises Eyebrows

Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: Scientists recently confirmed that endangered scalloped hammerhead sharks have a fishy twin -- a newfound species, still...

Florida: It's Time to Do More to Protect Sharks

Adrian Grenier | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Adrian Grenier

Did you know that it's currently legal in Florida to sell, possess and distribute shark fins? This needs to change.