Want to learn more about sharks?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Other News, Sharks

The key to changing attitudes toward sharks is education. Cornell University and the University of Queensland will soon been offering everyone and anyone a perfect opportunity.

Blue shark.

Blue shark. Photo credit: NOAA SWFSC.

Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation is an online course that’s online, free, and open to the public. All you have to do is enroll! It starts June 28, 2016, and will run for four weeks.

Taught by professors from Cornell and Queensland, the course will focus on shark biology and behavior, the important role sharks play in the oceans, and the implications of shark-human interactions, and more. Learn more about the course and see the syllabus here.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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