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Great White Sharks

Coming Down From Shark Week: Facts Behind the Fear.

Norm Schriever | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV
Norm Schriever

Now that Shark Week is over, our beloved 7-day oceanic feeding frenzy courtesy of the Discovery Channel, many of us are left with a crippling fear of these swimming predators.

WATCH: Great White Swims Up To Keys Diver

Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

While wreck diving in Key Largo, Fla. on July 27, a diver has a terrifying encounter with a Great White Shark, which he captures all on film. At mi...

Aliens of the Deep: Deep-sea Sharks Are the Hidden Stars of Shark Week

Greg Stone | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Greg Stone

They are the DiCaprio, Clooney and Pitt of the shark world. As important as these are, they are just three members of the shark family, which includes over 400 species. To me, the most amazing sharks are the little-known species that lurk in the deep sea.

Should California Officials Reverse Their Take On Great White Sharks?

Ventura County Star | Cheri Carlson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Scientists still have a lot to learn about great white sharks, but federal officials say the sometimes-elusive ocean predator likely won't face extinc...

WATCH: Great White Shark Circles N.J. Fisherman

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

Two New Jersey fishermen were shocked when they saw a great white shark circling their boat in the waters off the Jersey Shore, but they knew the mome...

WATCH: Swimming With A Great White Shark

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.10.2013 | Green

It's safe to say Kimi Werner knows a thing or two about not becoming fish food. But even a zen-like understanding of one's place in the food chain,...

7 Destinations To Get Terrifyingly Close To Wildlife

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.09.2013 | Travel

If you enjoy getting up close and personal with some of nature's most incredible animals, then we have some potential vacation destinations for you! ...

Why There Are More Of These Guys Off Our Coast

Sun Sentinel | Robert Nolin and Steve Waters | Posted 06.11.2013 | Miami

Florida always has attracted a broad spectrum of foreign critters, from spring breakers to pythons, to coyotes and Africanized bees. But in recent mon...

LOOK: Massive Great White Caught A Mile From Beach

Sun Sentinel | Steve Waters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Miami

Great white sharks are a rarity in Florida, so when a shark ate a butterflied bonito on a kite line Tuesday morning off Fort Lauderdale, the crew on H...

WATCH: Shark Gets REALLY Close To Divers

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green

A pair of shark divers off the coast of South Africa were in for an unwanted surprise when a great white shark got incredibly close to their diving ca...

Huge Great White Shark Tagged, Tracked

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green

They make quite the fearsome threesome, Mary Lee, Genie and now Lydia, the third massive great white shark tagged and tracked recently by Ocearch scie...

WATCH: Woman Swims With Great White Shark

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Sharks have a pretty terrible reputation, but one scuba diver wants that to change, and she recently went to great lengths to convince us that sharks ...

Obama for the Oceans: What the President Can Do in His Second Term for People Who Depend on the Oceans

Ted Danson | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

Despite the political gridlock that still binds Congress, the Obama administration can make substantial improvements to the health of the ocean on its own -- improvements that spur our economy, and restore and protect abundant oceans.

Real 'Jaws' Reaches The Hamptons

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

Mary Lee gets around. Last month, the great white shark entered the surf zone in Jacksonville, Fla., causing a stir. Now, the 16-foot, nearly 3,50...

Determined Photographer Spent Three Days Luring Huge Shark With Fake Rubber Seal

Posted 11.30.2012 | Green

A very patient photographer spent days setting up an amazing series of photos featuring a great white shark leaping out of the water. Dana Allen ca...

WATCH: Cage Diving With Guadalupe's Great White Sharks

Nadia Aly | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Nadia Aly

It's at depth that you get a real sense of their size.

Pacific Great Whites Inch Closer to Protection

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

Since the release of Jaws in 1975, we've been wading into the water a bit more tentatively. But it is the sharks that need to worry. They've been around for almost half a billion years, but they could go extinct on the West Coast in the coming decades.

Australian Authorities Can Now Hunt And Kill Great White Sharks

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green

CANBERRA, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Authorities will hunt and kill great white sharks which pose a threat to swimmers along Australia's western Indian Oce...

Great White Darts Under Swimmer At Beach

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

It's perhaps the scariest thing that can happen in the water. A great white shark swam right under a swimmer at a Southern California beach Tuesday. ...

Surfing Robot Deployed To Study Sharks

Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: The 25th annual Shark Week may be wrapping up, but things are just getting started for a robot in th...

WATCH: Miss Shark Week?

Posted 08.20.2012 | Comedy

The Discovery Channel's Shark Week may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't carry that toothy, seal-stalking spirit with us through the rest of 201...

Sharks Can't Hide From Floating Robot

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A floating robot has been deployed to track great white sharks in the Pacific as part of efforts to u...

How Close Do Great White Sharks Come to the Shore?

Quora | Posted 10.15.2012 | Science

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Justine Kimball, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow working on a PhD at Stanford S...

Scared FOR Great Whites

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

Great whites have survived for millions of years, surviving mass extinctions and rightfully earning their top spot as apex ocean predators. But unless we increase protections for them, they may not survive much longer.

'Shark Wranglers': Great White In Danger

Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) the OCEARCH crew were tagging a Great White shark on deck when something went...