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Behind the scenes of the Humane Society’s shark fin campaign photo shoot Photo

Behind the scenes of the Humane Society’s shark fin campaign photo shoot

Recently Nick Saglimbeni and singer JhenĂ© Aiko joined The Humane Society’s Protect Sharks campaign to highlight the importance of protecting sharks from the impact of finning them for shark fin soup. The behind the scenes video shows how they got the shots in a pool during the day and talks about the importance of protecting these animals.

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Fiji hit by tropical storm Photo

Fiji hit by tropical storm

The islands of Fiji were struck by a record breaking storm on Saturday night. Winds reached 184 mph (296 kph) and have brought with them heavy rains and huge seas. The storm, named Winston, has left a trail of destruction throughout the islands and has killed at least 10 people. We fervently hope that the death toll does not rise further and that our many friends in Fiji have escaped the worst of the destruction. Our community’s thoughts and prayers are with you. (Photo - Fijian Government).

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Palau combats illegal fishing through satellites Photo

Palau combats illegal fishing through satellites

Palau is leading the world by example in the effort to combat illegal fishing in its waters. In a recent and riveting article, the New York Times dove into the challenges faced by the island nation in upholding the protections put in place to conserve ocean wildlife. Palau is embracing the use of satellites to track illegal fishing vessels, from extremely remote locations.

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Canon announces EOS 80D Photo

Canon announces EOS 80D

Canon has announced the EOS 80D SLR camera. It has a 24.2 MP APS-C sensor with a native ISO range of 100 to 16000 and a new Dual Pixel CMOS AF system with 45 cross type points and the AI Servo AF II provides color tracking via a 7,560 pixel RGB+IR metering system.

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Beneath the Sea announces film festival line up Photo

Beneath the Sea announces film festival line up

The Beneath the Sea International Film Festival has released the list of speakers for its fortieth event. It will be held on Saturday, 2 April at 8:30 p.m. in the La Quinta Hotel Secaucus, New Jersey. The host for the evening will be Bill Evans. Jonathan Bird, Leandro Blanco, Ernie Brooks, Andy Brandy Casagrande, David Doubilet and Jen Hayes, Jack and Sue Drafahl, Howard and Michele Hall and Richie Kohler will all present their films during the festival.

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