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An Interview on the Sirenuse,

An Interview with Patti Cruickshank-Schott on our work at Cocos aboard the Sirenuse David McGuire      What inspires you? I was fortunate enough to grow up near the ocean, and I have spent my entire life swimming, surfing, scuba diving… and loving the ocean.  I studied marine biology, environmental toxicity and the impacts on … Continue reading An Interview on the Sirenuse,

One Less Hook, One More Shark

http://vimeo.com/21785481 Copyright David McGuire, Sea Stewards   “There is a longline about two miles south of Alcyone pinnacle.  We just called the Rangers.  You may want to dive and see if there is anything on it.”  Sean Guinness, the captain of the mother ship Sirenuse informs us over the radio.  As part of a documentary … Continue reading One Less Hook, One More Shark

Pura Vida. Diving Cocos Island and an Uncertain Life for Sharks

Pura Vida. The good life. That sums up the experience of the past two weeks onboard the vessel Sirenuse at Isla de Coco, 350 miles off Costa Rica. Life is good on this incredible vessel, with a crew enthusiastically behind the Pretoma team's efforts to document, and tag sea turtles and sharks. Onboard are biologists, … Continue reading Pura Vida. Diving Cocos Island and an Uncertain Life for Sharks