Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Christopher Chin

Shark fin bans – a wave of conservation efforts

Shark populations are in peril and conservationists are teaming up with lawmakers to ban sharkfins. That approach has met with great approval - until now.

Sharing the Truth About the Shark "Attack" in the Bahamas

Christopher Chin explores the truth about and the implications of the tragedy in the Bahamas.

Options for European Shark Plan revealed

Conservationists see hope on the horizon in EU Commission initiative Brussels, 12 December 2007: The Shark Alliance, a coalition of 44 conservation, fishing, diving, and scientific organizations...

A Dark Day for Dogfish: CITES Fails to Safeguard Sharks from Unsustainable Trade

The Hague 15.06.07: The Shark Alliance is expressing deep dismay over today's defeat of a European Union (EU) proposal to limit international trade in imperiled spiny dogfish sharks through...

Review: Sharkwater Film

Staff writer Christopher Chin previews the exciting new movie Sharkwater.

4th Annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival Returns to Fort Mason

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Forget James Bond... some of the most exciting films of the year hit the big screen on 20-21 January 2007, at the San Francisco Ocean...

DEMA 2006 Special: SDI/TDI Presentation on Risk Management

SDI/TDI gave its annual presentation on Risk Management for Dive Facilities and their Professional Staff yesterday afternoon. Internationally reknowned Dive Litigation Specialist Rick Lesser kicked off...

DEMA 2006 Special: DAN's Most Frequent Causes of Diving Deaths

Dr. Petar Denoble of Divers Alert Network led a presentation on the DAN's Research on the Most Frequent Causes of Fatalities in Recreational Diving. The research presented...

DEMA 2006 Special: PADI give Staff Instructor Updates

This morning, PADI held the first of seven IDC Staff Instructor Update events to reflect a number of changes in its Instructor Development program. Lori Bachelor-Smith,...

DEMA 2006 Special: OMS Launch New CCR Rebreather

In conjunction with Grey Wolf Innovations, Inc., Ocean Management Systems (OMS) introduced the Tesseract CCR Rebreather. The Tesseract utilizes a lightweight and proprietary material for the main scrubbing...