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Basking Shark

Huge, Rare Shark Caught In Australia

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green

Fishermen in Australia didn't intend to haul in a massive basking shark on Sunday, but scientists around the world may soon be glad they did. The ...

The Ocean's Gentle Giant

Christina Pacella | Posted 04.25.2015 | Green
Christina Pacella

There are mysteries in nature that are better left unsolved. The enigmas we are incapable of decoding could be the Earth's strategy to safeguard those...

This Shark Week, Let's Stand Up for Unfairly Maligned Shark and Ray Species

John F. Calvelli | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Shark Week is back. The Discovery Channel's annual fear-fest has led millions of Americans -- including some of our own friends and family -- to warily scan their beach waters each August for lurking fins.

Protecting Sharks From Senseless Slaughter

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

When humans brutally massacre sharks for their fins (finning them alive and throwing them back into the sea) food webs unravel.

Sharks! Westhampton Beaches Closed To Swimmers

Hampton Bays, NY Patch | Erica Jackson | Posted 08.02.2011 | New York

Local shark enthusiasts and New York media outlets set their sights on Cupsogue Beach Wednesday, as several sharks could still be spotted off the shor...

Basking Shark VIDEO: Huge Shark Washes Up On Long Island Shore

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An enormous basking shark washed up on the shores of Long Island, New York today, causing quite a stir at Gilgo State Park, which is only a few miles ...