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white shark
2014-06-14 03:00:03

White sharks are among the largest, most widespread apex predators in the ocean, but are also among the most vulnerable.

Shark-Repellant Wetsuits Developed in Australia
2013-07-20 05:26:02

Researchers from the University of Western Australia Oceans Institute have joined forces with a commercial firm to develop what are being hailed as the world's first anti-shark wetsuits.

Shark Attacks In The US Have Increased
2013-02-12 05:29:12

The International Shark Attack File report released this week by the University of Florida reveals that shark attacks in the U.S. reached a decade high in 2012. Worldwide fatalities, however, remained average.

Sharks Get A Bad Rap In The Media
2012-11-08 04:49:56

The treatment of sharks in the media and popular culture has been historically rather harsh. A new study from Michigan State University reveals that this negative image is affecting their survival.

Shark Fin Soup In US Restaurants Contain Threatened Species
2012-08-09 12:42:46

The plight of the shark has been a hot topic for conservationists as of late, most appalled by the continuing presence of shark hunting that ends up with many threatened species being mutilated only for their precious fins...

Study Finds Drastic Decline in Reef Shark Population
2012-04-29 04:40:15

An international team of marine scientists has discovered that the population of reef sharks living the Pacific Ocean have decreased by at least 90% over the past several decades.

2011 Shark Attacks Remain Steady, Deaths Highest Since 1993
2012-02-08 05:13:22

Shark attacks in the U.S. declined in 2011, but worldwide fatalities reached a two-decade high, according to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File report released Tuesday.

The Physics Behind Great White Shark Attacks On Seals
2011-12-11 06:05:35

A new study examining the complex and dynamic interactions between white sharks and Cape fur seals in False Bay, South Africa, offers new insights on the physical conditions and biological factors underlying predator-prey interactions in the marine environment.

2011-06-10 00:00:28

All Fins On Productions just completed the first ever planned, organized and photographed night dive with the oceanic whitetip shark without the protection of a shark cage. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 All Fins On Productions just completed a groundbreaking expedition to film and document the Oceanic Whitetip Shark in the Bahamas.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.