Category Archives: General Blog

Saving Sharks: A Series – Finning vs Fin Trade

There are several interpretations of the term “conservation” that cover protecting species from extinction, preventing wasteful uses of a resource to maintaining biological diversity. How we humans go about doing this, reaching these goals, is very much up for debate, and this applies to shark conservation. Those who believe that the current status of some…
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ASC’s Year in Review: 2020

2020 was one for the books. We got off to such a busy start, tagging sharks, giving in-person presentations, planning travel to attend conferences, and then boom! Like everyone else, we were blindsided by a global pandemic that interrupted our outreach and research efforts and all but halted our fundraising plans. We pivoted where we…
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ASC Wins Nonprofit of the Year Award

The winners of the Annual Go Blue Awards hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) were announced publicly on Friday, October 23, 2020. These awards recognize “individuals, youth, businesses, and nonprofit organizations who are making extraordinary contributions in ocean conservation and are on the leading edge of going "Blue!". The nominees are judged by an independent…
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Catching up with ASC

First and foremost, we hope everyone is safe and healthy and if not, you are receiving all the support you need. We are also sending our heartfelt thanks to all those on the frontline of this pandemic and wish them all the very best. We love the springtime here in Florida not only because the…
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