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Shark Conservation in the UK

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Education. Comments Off on Shark Conservation in the UK

This is my third blog for The Guardian, this time I am looking at Shark Conservation within the UK following on from the success of Fin Fighters organisation and the first ever “Shark Fest” held in the UK:

“Sharks fascinate



A Dangerous Delicacy

Posted on December 5th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Education. Comments Off on A Dangerous Delicacy

Here is my second blog piece for The Guardian, this time I am discussing Shark Fin Soup following a trip to Hong Kong which coincided with the Chinese New Year:

“Shark fin soup – a dangerous delicacy for humans and



Hammer-time!

Posted on March 26th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Ecotourism, Sharks, travel. Comments Off on Hammer-time!

What does Hannibal Lecter, Ernest Hemmingway and I have in common? A taste for fava beans and a nice Chianti? (Chianti – yes), renowned literary skill? (pah! If only!). The answer is in fact the islands of Bimini, Bahamas situated …



Sea Shepherd UK; Seals & Salmon Fisheries

Posted on April 21st, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation. Comments Off on Sea Shepherd UK; Seals & Salmon Fisheries

Today I headed to Gardenstown & Crovie on the Banffshire coastline in the hop of having a chat with the Sea Shepherd crew who have based themselves their in order to prevent “USAN Fisheries” who trade as The Scottish Wild …



“Hope”

Posted on February 11th, by Lauren Smith in Blog Post, Conservation, Sharks. Comments Off on “Hope”

On the 4th of February 2014, at around 11:30 am I was at work at the Macduff Marine Aquarium, as I cleaned the ‘nursery’ tank (a display set up to house shark and skate egg cases as well …






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The Real Sharknado

For my fourth blog instalment with The Guardian I have discussed some of the research I undertook as part of my PhD whilst reflecting...

Shark Conservation in the UK

This is my third blog for The Guardian, this time I am looking at Shark Conservation within the UK following on from the success...

A Dangerous Delicacy

Here is my second blog piece for The Guardian, this time I am discussing Shark Fin Soup following a trip to Hong Kong which...