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.
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DAN Announces Craig Cook As A New Board Member

The Divers Alert Network has announced that Craig Cook M.D. has joined its board of directors.

Lyon, France to Host Pool Freediving Team Competition In May

If you're a competitive pool freediver and want to test your mettle (or just need an excuse to vacation in France), you might want to check out the Open Apnée Lyon competition scheduled for this coming May.

YouTuber DALLMYD To Receive Beneath The Sea’s Visionary Award

Jake Koehler, better known on YouTube as DALLMYD, lives and breathes to dive and explore new destinations in search of lost valuables, and because of that he will be honored with the "Visionary Award" at this year's Beneath the Sea dive show.

NOAA Announces Formal Partnership With Recreational Boating, Fishing Industry

Given that responsible recreational boating provides access to a bunch of sites in U.S. marine sanctuaries for scuba divers and other water enthusiasts to enjoy, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced it had entered into a formal partnership with leading recreational fishing and boating organizations to promote sustainable activities in federal waters, including sanctuaries.

Nominations For 2019 DEMA Reaching Out Awards Now Open

DEMA has announced that nominations for its 2019 Reaching Out Awards are now open.