For the past few decades, U.S. coastal wetlands have been disappearing. And they have been disappearing at a faster and faster rate. Coastal wetlands include saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, swamps, and seagrass beds; these are some of the most valuable habitats in the world.
Right now in The Bahamas, Blue Ocean Fellow, Dr. Demian Chapman is hunting sharks—for their own good. Chapman’s team is catching, tagging and releasing oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus).