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Great White Sharks

WATCH: Shark Cage Diving In Australia

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

What surprised me was that following the initial excitement of seeing the sharks up close, my mood turned quite quickly to being calm and peaceful.

Surviving the Shark

Jonathan Kathrein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Jonathan Kathrein

We all know sharks live in the ocean, but we don't expect to see one. And yet an image in our minds causes us to fear that a shark might be checking us out. Sometimes that feeling is true. Or was it only seaweed?

How Many 'Shark Wranglers' Does It Take To Subdue A Great White?

Posted 07.23.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) viewers got to see just how dangerous Great Whites are, even out of the water...

WATCH: Rare And Terrifying Sighting Off Florida Coast

Posted 07.20.2012 | Miami

First came the arm-eating gators. Then the mutant mosquitoes. Now South Floridians have one more "pest" to worry about: great white sharks. The Jaw...

'Shark Wranglers' Dive Into Shark-Infested Waters Without Cage

Posted 09.15.2012 | TV

Diving into shark-infested waters inside of a protective cage is a hair-raising adventure by itself. On "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History...

'Shark Wranglers': Captain McBride's Close Encounter

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

"Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) chronicles the crew of the OCEARCH are on a mission to tag great white sharks to learn more about the ...

Dangerous Waters On The 'Shark Wranglers' Premiere

Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

On the series premiere of "Shark Wranglers" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on History) viewers were introduced to Chris Fischer and his team onboard the shark rese...

Giant Shark Kills Man By Biting Off HIs Leg

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.21.2012 | Crime

The family and friends of a 20-year-old bodyboarder in Cape Town, South Africa, are mourning his death, which occurred Thursday after a giant shark at...

'Shark Whisperer' Puts Great Whites In Trance With Touch Of Hand

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.19.2012 | Weird News

Forget dog and ghost whisperers, Andre Hartman takes the cake with his current title: shark whisperer. Yes it is as cool as it sounds and we have the ...

PHOTOS: Deadly Sharks Look Dreamy In Close-Ups Snapped By Biologist

Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

Do sharks deserve their reputation as vicious man-eaters? Probably not. Last year in the U.S. 29 people were attacked by sharks--none fatally, accordi...

Young Great White Shark Dies A Week After Release From California Aquarium

Posted 01.05.2012 | Green

Monterey Bay Aquarium in California announced this past week that a young great white shark that was released a week earlier has died. The shark, ...

WATCH: Surfers Rescue Great White Shark

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

If you saw a great white shark while surfing, chances are you'd swim as quickly as you could in the other direction. Unless you're like this group...

PHOTOS: The Enigma Of The Great White Shark

Posted 11.24.2011 | Green

From Oceans Initiative: The white shark is a marine apex predator that is able to maintain biodiversity through direct and indirect predation effec...

Long Live the Sharks: California Passes Ban on Shark Finning

Francesca Koe | Posted 11.07.2011 | Green
Francesca Koe

Today, I am very proud to say that California took a historic step in the right direction. My Golden State voted to ban the possession and sale of shark fins.

Shark Death In South Africa Latest In World-Wide Series Of Attacks

Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

The death of a surfer in South Africa is the latest in a world-wide spate of shark attacks in areas previously thought to be relatively safe. Tim ...


The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

Shark Week is underway, and with it comes the mass-broadcasting of gory, terrifying videos of sharks attacking ... well, pretty much everything. S...

Save a Shark: Take a Bite Out of Shark Finning

Francesca Koe | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Francesca Koe

It's Shark Week again. In California, the excitement is accompanied by the global tidal wave of action to protect these fascinating creatures. Hollywood movies aside, the truth is that humans are a far greater threat to sharks than they are to us.

PICTURE: Shark Week Drinking Game Will Have You Swimming

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

Looking to add a little twist to your Shark Week? Introducing the Shark Week drinking game! Not that the the wildly popular Discovery Channel se...

Shark Week Producer Jeff Kurr Talks Frisky Sharks And The 'Great White Invasion'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.30.2011 | Green

Jeff Kurr knows a thing or two about sharks. During his two-plus decades with Discovery Channel's Shark Week, the LA-based filmmaker has captured s...

Sharks Become Cape Cod Tourist Attraction

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.08.2011 | Travel


Watch: Do Great White Sharks Like AC/DC?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

"Back in Black" is apparently preferred listening for great whites, according to an Australian study that found the music of AC/DC to have a calming e...

What To Do In Africa Besides Safari

Black Tomato | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Think African holiday, think safari, right? Over here at Black Tomato, we love all the luxury safari holidays Africa has to offer, but on this epic co...

Protecting Great White Sharks

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

One quarter of the great whites entire weight is comprised of its liver, which is five times more buoyant than water.

Shark Sightings Freak Out Cape Cod Beachgoers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A slew of great white shark sightings over the past few weeks on Cape Cod has scared swimmers in the height of summer vacation time, according to Reut...

Not Another Shark Movie: How a New Documentary Depicts Great White Sharks as More Than Just Killers

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Novey

Aronson thinks he has added something new to "what has been said" about great whites. Titled White Shark Cafe, his film refers to an area in the Pacific Ocean where scientists recently discovered that great white sharks gather frequently for unclear reasons.