A great end to a wonderful weekend of shark research.

June 29th, 2010 Despite a long drive and early morning wake up, everyone was ready and pumped for a day full of sharks! We had another excited group of high school students from the South Florida Urban Ministries that joined us. We all quickly loaded the boat, had a quick briefing, and departed Keys Marine […]

CNN Feature Focusing on our Research: Impacts of the oil spill on sharks

Our research was featured on CNN today, discussing possible impacts of the Gulf Oil Spill on shark populations. Feel free to check out both a video and a separate related article at the following link: http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/06/28/oil.spill.sharks/?hpt=Sbin

South Florida Urban Ministries joins us for the day…

28 June, 2010 At first rise it seemed as though we would be in for some rain; however, we checked the weather report and realized it would all blow over.  With this knowledge we set out with all gear to meet up with a new batch of high school students from the South Florida Urban […]

Day two of CNN Interview and Shark Research…

June 27, 2010 The combination of an early morning rise to make the drive from Miami to Islamorada and the thrill of my first day out with the shark team made for an early bedtime on the eve of today’s trip.  I awoke refreshed after 10 hours of sleep and was good to go for […]

CNN Reports on the RJ Dunlap Program!

Virginia’s Blog – Saturday June 26, 2010 The day’s events were highlighted by the attendance of a CNN film crew and producer.  Their presence called for a chase boat, a smaller faster vessel, to follow us on our journey.  Austin, our team’s newest addition and researcher, boarded the boat with CNN producer.   He had his […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 8 – Halfway!!

My friend Connor gave me this cool hat because he knows that I love sharks and I really like it and he likes sharks too. My mom said that I made half the money that I am trying to raise for shark research… so that’s really good and I made this shark celebrating on my […]