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Shark Diving in The Dubai Mall

Shark Diving in The Dubai Mall

The world’s largest aquarium which is located in  “The Dubai Mall”  in Dubai, offers a new attraction – Diving with sharks.  Aquarium is filled with 10 million liters sea water and contain several types of marine predators, including sand and basking sharks. Such attraction is acceptable for any adult who wishes to participate: Certified divers […]

Is it worth to worry seeing a shark during diving

Is it worth to worry seeing a shark during diving

The existing global statistics about attacks of sharks are not entirely reliable as It has been changed significantly over the past decade. If we talk about the average value, then it is about nine unprovoked shark attacks per year. Slightly less than 20% of them are fatal cases. In other words, a few million dives […]

Do not hand feed sharks!

Port St. Johns, South Africa. Recently, a shark killed a 16 year old surfer, very close to the place where tiger sharks are regularly hand fed. Most likely the case is that the local dive guides are constantly hand feeding tiger sharks, and marine predators are beginning to associate man with food, so perhaps they […]

Diver fought tiger shark to save his friend

Diver fought tiger shark to save his friend

During two hours Klas Craig wrestled with 3.6 meter predator spearing it seven time. Mr Klas fished for yellowfin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico in the company with the fisherman Cameron Kirkonnelom, photographer and film director Ryan Shtrantsem MakInnsom. The group was already leaving, when a tiger shark appeared. The tiger shark looked interested […]

Cuba: Diving with Sharks

Cuba: Diving with Sharks

The dive is being conducted in a channel called «La Boca» in Cuba. Duration of immersion is usually 45 minutes. Immersion of group is being started from the platform (number 1 in pic). Further diver diving gradually along the vertical walls of the underwater channel. The group gathering all together at depth of 7 meters, […]

Sharks: Facts against Myths

Sharks: Facts against Myths

Sharks have millions of years of history behind them and they haven’t changed much since then. In the minds of ours myths are mixed with reality, and we don’t differ facts from superstitions, and all this is because of usual human fear before the unknown. Divers respect sharks as they are very smart animals, and […]

Maldives bans shark-fishing around all islands

10-year ban on shark fishing in parts of  Maldives islands was distributed over the entire island group. This moratorium was adopted in 1998 regarding seven atolls and now with its extension 12 nautical miles from Maldives are covered. Maldives Government has taken a step in the face of evidence that shark populations in the region […]

Year 2009 is declared Year of Sharks

Year 2009 is declared Year of Sharks

I would like share with small info with those people  who care about the sea and its inhabitants. Year 2009 declared the International Year of sharks (I recall, 2008 was the year of the coral reef). Difficult to say but it’s a fact , most of us living far away from the sea or ocean […]

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