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Great Hammerhead Sharks on the Forefront

HERE IT IS!!! After almost two years of data collection, processing, analysis and review, the hard work of our collaborating scientists and our team has been published about the species that has won the shark and diving community by storm: the great hammerhead shark. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmars.2017.00003/full And the...

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The Caribbean Challenge

One Sea & A Sea of Countries The Pew Charitable Trusts Bahamas event – Feb 12-14, 2015   Thursday February 12 My fifth visit to Bimini, Bahamas, started off with a bit of a rush of adrenaline when I found out my flight over from Fort Lauderdale was cancelled,...

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Back to School

Ontario – February 24-27, 2014 I did not know the day would come when I’d be attending kindergarten, elementary school, junior high school, senior high school and college, all in one week ! This intense educational immersion took place when I volunteered for the Canadian Wildlife Federation who took...

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Sharks Down Under

The Wizards of Oz December 11, 2013 I have been on a promotional tour for the Australian premiere of the new IMAX film Great White Shark 3D in Sydney and Melbourne, and I found myself having to answer a lot of questions in the light of the recent fatalities involving shark bites...

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Sharks as Stakeholders

3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress Marseille – October 21-25, 2013 Tagging on a breath-hold In October, William attended the 3rd International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC3) in Marseille, France, as a contributor in a workshop titled Underwater observation techniques to support MPA (Marine Protected Areas) creation and management. He...

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IUCN Ocean Ambassador

IUCN Global Marine & Polar Programme October 22, 2013 During the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3) in Marseille, France, William Winram made his official debut as new IUCN Ambassador for the Oceans. IUCN is the acronym for International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Q: This is pretty...

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Classic Constant Weight World Record

Going the distance with a pair of fins Roatàn, Honduras, May 25, 2013   The first edition of the Caribbean World Cup is happening this year from May 20th to 30th. Passionate organizer Esteban Darhanpe has organized this event supported by a very dedicated group of volunteers who travelled to...

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Announcing Great White Shark 3D IMAX Film

World premiere May 24, 2013 – Canadian premiere May 31, 2013 Prepare for a shark encounter of a lifetime… without having to get wet ! Indeed, Great White Shark 3D IMAX film will most likely be the closest thing to being in the water face to face...

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Shark Publicist in the City of Lions

Singapore, Republic of Singapore | June 14, 2012 Back in December 2011, William was invited to participate to the TEDx* WWF event organized by WWF Singapore. Without hesitation he accepted. What better time and place to speak about the plight of sharks? “Two of the top 10...

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Is It Really So Extreme?

May 25, 2012 | ABC Nightline, USA While attending the World Championships in Greece in September 2011, William was filmed for a tv segment to air on ABC Nightline*. The 3’29” long piece attempted to explain what freediving is. ABC’s point of view is just that, a point...

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