Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Sunday, January 28, 2007

Friday, January 26, 2007

Steve Irwin



Stephen Robert Irwin (February 22, 1962September 4, 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert and television personality. He achieved world-wide fame from the television program The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally-broadcast wildlife documentary series co-hosted with his wife Terri Irwin. Together with her, he also co-owned and operated Australia Zoo in Beerwah, Queensland, founded by his parents.





Rare Prehistoric Shark Found In Japan

The staff of a Japanese aquarium took pictures of a rare frilled shark on Sunday, after it was discovered by local residents at Awashima Port in Shizuoka, southwest of Tokyo. This prehistoric shark is rarely seen alive as its natural habitat lies up to 1,280 metres (4,200 feet) deep under the sea.







Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Erik the Red




Erik the Red - Link
His one son Leif Ericson
was the first European thought to have landed in North America - Link

Poor lobster prices deepen troubles for fisherman in all of the Maratimes

Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia



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Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Discovery of Dozens of new species


The Epaulette Shark In this undated photo released by Conservation International, an epaulette shark (Hemiscyillum freycineti), one of over 50 likely new species discovered during the recent CI-led surveys in the waters off Indonesia's Papua province, rests on the sea bottom. Calling it an underwater world full of visual wonders, scientists announced the discovery of dozens of new marine species including the shark that walks on its fins in the
region known as the Bird's Head Seascape.

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