Posts Tagged ‘Sharks’

A reel big fish

Captain Gaetan helps Dal students tag the blue shark they reeled in.

  The time is 5:15 am and the sun is still asleep. Among the few up this early are five students, a teaching assistant and I, awaiting a seventh student. We are the sole occupants of a deserted parking lot outside the Life Science Center at Dalhousie University.  The parking lot’s lights are barely enough…

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Finishing the fin trade

    Dalhousie student Scott Seamone has started a petition to stop the importation of shark fins into Canada. The fourth-year marine biology student says he’ll to come to you, wherever you are, if you’ll sign it. “I want to hustle this. This trade makes me sick,” says Seamone, who was born and raised in…

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