Tag: sharks

Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

Written by on March 8, 2017 in Other News, Sharks
Unique partnership to increase conservation and education of keystone marine species

The goal of this new relationship is “to build awareness on the conservation and education of keystone marine species, such as great white and tiger sharks.”

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Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Written by on September 12, 2016 in Other News
Reducing shark consumption good for sharks, good for human health

Researchers found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases (like Alzheimer’s and ALS) in the fins and muscles of 10 shark species.

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Want to learn more about sharks?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Other News, Sharks
Want to learn more about sharks?

Take an online course!

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Sharks at Risk of Being Overfished in “Oceanic Hotspots”

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Marine Life, Sharks
Sharks at Risk of Being Overfished in “Oceanic Hotspots”

A new study found that many commercial fishing vessels target shark hotspots in the North Atlantic, putting sharks at risk of overfishing in these locations.

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High CO2 Prevents Sharks from Smelling (and eating…)

Written by on November 18, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks
High CO2 Prevents Sharks from Smelling (and eating…)

A recent study from the University of Adelaide found that sharks’ growth and hunting abilities will be “dramatically impacted” by climate change.

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Misunderstood Sharks

Written by on October 12, 2015 in Other News, Sharks
Misunderstood Sharks

They’re just trying to help.

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Does the “Landscape of Fear” Influence Sea Turtle Movement?

Written by on August 4, 2015 in Marine Life, Sea Turtles, Sharks
Does the “Landscape of Fear” Influence Sea Turtle Movement?

A new study is one of the first to examine the predator-prey interactions between tiger sharks and loggerhead sea turtles.

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Taking a Bite Out of Shark Mortality Rates

Written by on January 2, 2015 in Marine Life, Sharks, Technology
Taking a Bite Out of Shark Mortality Rates

Two recent articles propose shark management solutions to aid in reducing the alarming number of sharks killed every year by humans.

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Safer, Non-Invasive Shark Detection Technology

Written by on May 28, 2014 in Sharks, Technology
Safer, Non-Invasive Shark Detection Technology

The new “Clever Buoy” will improve shark defense methods in Australia, making beaches safer than ever.

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Every Question You Have About Sharks, Answered

Written by on May 8, 2014 in Other News, Sharks
Every Question You Have About Sharks, Answered

How big is the biggest shark? How do sharks sleep? How many species of shark are there? Where do they all live?

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