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Bass Pro Shops Supports Shark Research

Sometimes, support comes to us in unexpected ways. We are always writing grant proposals to fund our specific projects. And I do mean always. We get a specific as we can in each budget line item but sometimes, when a project has never been done before, you are not entirely sure what you need until…
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Outreach Matters!

Our intern Deb chats about why outreach is important in making a difference for sharks! My name is Deb and I am an intern with the American Shark Conservancy. I’ve been learning with Hannah and ASC that one of the most important jobs of a scientist is public outreach. It’s something that I can admit…
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ASC attends Florida State shark meetings

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission held a Commissioner’s Meeting this past December 12 th and 13 th, 2018 to listen to the public’s input on important agenda issues. One of the agenda items discussed was the potential for regulations regarding shore-based shark fishing. So the ladies of ASC packed up and hit the…
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Dive Gear Sponsorship Helps Shark Research

As the boat rocked back and forth in the swell, I hunched over the dive gear, and tightened the hose into the first stage of the regulator. I struggled to balance myself, fully kitted up in my own gear, on the gunwale as I turned on the air. My heart sank as the leak persisted…
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