Hope in the deep
The resilience of Hawaiian reefs suggests a real opportunity for conservation
Decline, recovery of coral reefs links to human activity
This summer of the shark, it’s all about saving them. The Institute’s executive director, Dr. Ellen K. Pikitch, was quoted in this op-ed by Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post, which explains why sharks have much more reason to fear humans than the other way around.
August 5, 2011
Shark Week: Four Unique Technologies Saving Sharks from Extinction
The following article mentions the study led by the Institute that demonstrates that scientists can track the origin of shark fins using “zip codes” in their DNA.
August 3, 2011
Jaws dropping: It's sun, sea and sharks
A recent study found that great white sharks are in decline. Metro heads to Belize to see how volunteers can help save these beasts.
July 20, 2011
Decline of predatory species throws food chains out of whack, report says
July 14, 2011
In response to the deteriorating situation in Shinnecock Bay off Long Island, the Institute is working to restore the health of this ecosystem.
July 6, 2011
The Bahamas steps up to shark conservation challenge.
July 5, 2011
Dr. Demian Chapman, the Institute’s assistant science director and head of shark research, assures residents that basking sharks, spotted off the shores of Long Island, pose no risk to humans during a television news interview.
June 1, 2011
Scientists and divers tag record number of threatened oceanic whitetip sharks in the Bahamas; now tracking them via satellite
Thursday, May 26, 2011
DNA helps scientists track threatened sharks
Tuesday, May 2, 2011
Keeping the Green Economy Blue
April 29, 2011
Put Down That Spoon and Back Away From The Soup
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Congress right to save sharks
January 4, 2011