05 Aug '11, 2pm

Great Shark Week Photos from Our Flickr Pool : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Great Shark Week Photos from Our Flickr Pool : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Swimming with sharks is an amazing experience in itself, and to get to see photos taken during such an adventure is a whole lot of fun. However, most of us probably wouldn't want to see this while out for a swim: Photo by Willy Volk It is a lemon shark. Lemon sharks are actually experiencing a bit of trouble right now -- they use mangroves as nurseries , a place to start out life in a relatively safe place. But mangroves are being deforested all over the world. That maze of root systems that provide shelter and habitat for many creatures that become lunch for the young sharks is disappearing. Photo by Willy Volk We loved the photo above of a tiger shark, with a few fish confident they won't become lunch. Tiger sharks are known for being open to eating just about anything, and for that they've earned a reputation as a man-eater. However, they have far more to fear from us -...

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In honor of shark week, check out these 8 crazy cool shark tales (w/ video) from @treehugger:

In honor of shark week, check out these 8 crazy...

treehugger.com 04 Aug '11, 1pm

1. Epic Shark Feeding Frenzy Caught on Film In September of last year, a feeding frenzy off the coast of Queensland, Austr...

Enjoy this incredible Nature Photo of the Week!

Enjoy this incredible Nature Photo of the Week!

blog.nature.org 05 Aug '11, 1pm

Is this glowing red-tailed hawk a vision? Flickr user lmorrisCT ‘s photo has an ecclesiastical quality that just might mak...

Shark Week: Win A Date With Your Favorite Ocean Celebrity: by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California on 08. 4...

Shark Week: Win A Date With Your Favorite Ocean...

treehugger.com 04 Aug '11, 2pm

Do you have a favorite ocean scientist, conservation advocate, shark expert? The big names in shark research are being auc...

World's Largest #Shark Sanctuary Slated in Micronesia, Equal to 2/3 Size of US #sharkweek @sharkweek

World's Largest #Shark Sanctuary Slated in Micr...

treehugger.com 05 Aug '11, 3pm

Great news coming on the tail end of Shark Week -- the world's largest shark sanctuary so far is in the works in Micronesi...

a note i received during a con call at work this week

a note i received during a con call at work thi...

kinkybluefairy.net 05 Aug '11, 11am

I’ve had four days of work so far (i work 6 hours a day in a media agency) and am struggling to grasp this new schedule of...

Great #sharkweek news! Pacific Island nations a...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 04 Aug '11, 12pm

Todd Essick, courtesy of Pew Environment Group Sharks in the waters of Palau, a pathbreaker in shark protection. As Americ...

My Week In Pictures!

My Week In Pictures!

ms-rach.livejournal.com 18 Aug '11, 8am

My Week In Pictures! Aug. 18th, 2011 at 4:38 PM Our impromptu steamboat session! We wanted to go kite-flying but it rained...

Here's a little light reading for you!

onearth.org 12 Aug '11, 9pm

August is one of the best months of the year to visit your nearest beach, river or lake and to kick back and enjoy a day o...

Something that really BITES!

onearth.org 12 Aug '11, 9pm

August is one of the best months of the year to visit your nearest beach, river or lake and to kick back and enjoy a day o...

This Shark Week - Save a Shark

This Shark Week - Save a Shark

switchboard.nrdc.org 03 Aug '11, 12am

You’ve seen the teeth and fins -- Shark Week again over at the Discovery Channel and while comedian Andy Samberg of SNL fa...

Discovery's Shark Week, Shark PR Gone Bad? | Care2 Causes

Discovery's Shark Week, Shark PR Gone Bad? | Ca...

care2.com 03 Aug '11, 11pm

First aired on July 27, 1987, Shark Week has become an annual event. It is now broadcast in over 72 countries and last yea...

An Explanation of Shark Finning via @TreeHugger...

treehugger.com 02 Aug '11, 5pm

is a brutal practice. A shark is caught, its fins are cut off, and the still-living shark is tossed back overboard to drow...

Shark Week Is Over, But Sharks Still Need Our H...

onearth.org 13 Aug '11, 10pm

August is one of the best months of the year to visit your nearest beach, river or lake and to kick back and enjoy a day o...

Shark Week Conservation Roundup (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Shark Week Conservation Roundup (VIDEO) | Care2...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 1am

NOTE: This is a guest post from Matt Rand , Director of the Global Shark Conservation Campaign at the Pew Environment Grou...