New Type Of Submarine Fin Being Created, Inspired From The Bluegill Sunfish
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Jul 30, 2007 17:52 EST
Inspired by the efficient swimming motion of the bluegill sunfish, MIT researchers are building a mechanical fin that could one day propel robotic submarines.
The propeller-driven submarines, or autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), currently perform a variety of functions, from mapping the...
Shark Wrangler, Stuart Cove, Featured On Shark Week's 'Ocean Of Fear', 'Shark Feeding Frenzy'
Nassau, Bahamas - Jul 30, 2007 15:02 EST
Shark Wrangler, Stuart Cove, featured again on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week in two separate shows including teaching Les Stroud, Survivorman how to feed sharks. The first show, a two-hour special, “Ocean of Fear: The Worst Shark Attack Ever,” aired Sunday,...
Shark Conspiracies: Famed Shark Photographer Andy Murch Speaks His Mind
Los Angeles, California - Jun 24, 2007 16:52 EST
The July 2007 episode of Shark Conspiracies is now available for free download. Shark Conspiracies explores shark sightings and attacks in a new way, by exposing the cover-ups and misinformation sometimes generated from tourism and conservation interests. Shark Conspiracies claims...
Sea Shepard Sting Leads To Seizure Of Over 18,000 Shark Fins
Quito, Ecuador - Jun 20, 2007 11:43 EST
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and operatives of the Ecuadorian Environmental Police seized a total of 18,673 shark fins and arrested four suspects who are now being detained. "This successful sting is the result of several months working covertly with...
World Record As Florida Angler Snares 200th World Record Fish
Miami, Florida - Jun 8, 2007 15:42 EST
Dr. Martin Arostegui of Coral Gables caught his first world record, a 10-pound tripletail, in 1994. Nearly 14 years later, a mullet snapper in Costa Rica became his 200th world record.
Dr. Arostegui is the first angler to reach the International...
Shark Conspiracies: Interview With Lemon Shark Attack Victim Al Brenneka
San Diego, California - Jun 8, 2007 10:55 EST
The June, 2007 episode of Shark Conspiracies is now available for free download. Shark Conspiracies explores shark sightings and attacks in a new way, by exposing the cover-ups and misinformation sometimes generated from tourism and conservation interests. Shark Conspiracies claims...