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American Airlines announces it will no longer ship shark fins Photo

American Airlines announces it will no longer ship shark fins

In an announcement via twitter earlier today, American Airlines announced that it will no longer ship shark fins. Conservation organizations Turtle Island Restoration Network and PRETOMA found evidence that the airlines were complicit in the illegal transport of protected hammerhead shark fins from Costa Rica to Hong Kong, with a touchdown on US soil, which is illegal under federal law.

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Apple releases Photos app Photo

Apple releases Photos app

Incorporated into the 10.10.3 OS update, Apple has released their new Photos app. Designed to integrate with iOS devices, and to replace iPhoto and Aperture, the new app accesses images stored on iCloud Photo Library. It incorporates editing tools including white balance, histogram, color and sharpening.

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Canon announces the XC10 4K camcorder Photo

Canon announces the XC10 4K camcorder

Canon has announced the release of the XC10 4K video and stills camera. It has a fixed optical zoom lens with image stabilzation and a 1” sensor producing 12MP stills and UHDTV standard (3840 x 2160) 4K footage to an internal CFast 2.0™¹ card at up to 305Mbps.

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Mucky Secrets available on DVD Photo

Mucky Secrets available on DVD

Wetpixel member Nick Hope of Bubble Vision has released his film “Mucky Secrets - The Marine Creatures of the Lembeh Straits” as a DVD. Running to 92 minutes, the film offers lots of information about the Straits, its marine biology and the many weird critters that reside there.

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