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Couple Is Trying To Make Personal Shark Cages A Thing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weird News

North Carolina's surge of shark attacks won't stop one couple from enjoying their day at the beach. Holding personal shark cage co...

Fox News Host Wonders Why We're Not 'Clearing The Water' Of Sharks

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.21.2015 | Media

Many watched in amazement over the weekend as pro surfer Mick Fanning successfully fought off a shark during a competition in South Afr...

Pro Surfer Fights Off Shark During Competition

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

Shark!  Officials in South Africa called off a surfing competition on Sunday after a shark attacked one of the surfers on live television at...

Leaping Shark Just Wants In On The Fun

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.15.2015 | Weird News

  What do you do when you're feeling extra fly, but your friend is getting all the attention? You pull a "Kanye at the VMAs" and steal ...

Shark Attack: The Risk Is Tiny, but the Coverage, and Fear, Are High -- Why?

David Ropeik | Posted 07.06.2015 | Science
David Ropeik

The idea of being attacked by a shark, as unlikely as it is, is scary. But why, if the odds are so low? Because our perception of risk is not just about the numbers. It's about emotions too. There is no better example of how risk perception is more a matter of emotion than of quantitative reasoning than this classic illustration of how our fears sometimes don't match the facts.

Shark Attack: Connecticut Resident Barely Survives!

Laura Wellington | Posted 06.19.2015 | Media
Laura Wellington

No doubt, Mr. Williams' bad judgment unleashed a fury of controversy. The blood bath that ensued was definitely Emmy award-winning but was it justified?

Watch A Playful Shark Bask In The Glory Of An Epic Belly Rub

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.31.2015 | Green

Think all sharks are just blood-hungry beasts? Think again: This playful shark is straight-up lovable. According to a translation of the above...

Who stepped on the fish?

Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

If you've ever watched documentaries on sharks or have watched them out in the water, you've probably noticed their smaller companions, remora fish. T...

WATCH: Man Tries To Jump On Shark

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

Just as we were getting over the man who attempted to surf on top of a dead whale, a video of a similar stunt has emerged, sparking a discussion about...

This Is What Happens When You Step On A Shark's Head (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green

Always look before you leap, especially in potentially shark infested waters. That's the lesson Australian surfer Ryan Hunt learned last week. Last...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Progress for Sharks

January Jones | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
January Jones

As we celebrate our collective love of sharks, we should also take a moment to reflect on the many threats that sharks face. Sharks are in trouble -- and while we've made a lot of progress protecting them, we still need your help.

Here's What You Never Knew About Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment

Shark Week is already cable's longest running program event, and now we know it's posting its highest ratings ever, but here are some things you may n...

LOOK: Surfer Almost Runs Over Shark With Stand-Up Paddleboard And Has No Idea

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green

We're not sure what's worse: Playing in the ocean and not knowing what scary things lurk beneath or playing in the ocean while being totally aware of ...

Some Dude Made This Crazy Ad For Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Yes, there are flying hammerhead sharks, a mermaid, a seal being eaten by another shark and a man riding two great whites like waterskies. This co...

Government Issues Updated Guidelines for Fish Consumption

Carl Safina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

A few days ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated draft advice on fish consumption for childbearing aged women and young children.

'Shark Girl' Fighting To Save The Ocean's Top Predator

Mother Nature Network | Gerri Miller | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. In the hierarchy of the ocean, sharks are the apex predator, not the prey. But the fearsom...

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

Shark Thought To Be Extinct Discovered In Unlikeliest Of Places

| Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

By David Shiffman: (Click here for original article) After his 1902 trip to Yemen, scholar and naturalist Wilhelm Hein returned with a variety of ...

Four Seasons Maui Visitors Get A Beach Surprise

Posted 10.11.2013 | Travel

Vacationers at the Four Seasons Resort at Wailea in Maui were in for an exciting afternoon on Thursday. A guest spotted an eight to ten foot shark...

California Surfer Says Great White Shark Came Out Of Nowhere

AP | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — It was a perfect day for surfing. Except for the shark. Jay Scrivner, a 45-year-old college English teacher, was waiting for ...

Tourist Loses Arm In Maui Shark Attack

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

HONOLULU — Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. Abo...

France Prepares For Major Shark Hunt After Fatal Attack

Posted 08.03.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Richard Conniff: Authorities on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion have announced a plan to kill 90 sharks along its coastline, i...

6 Things To Know Before Shark Week

Posted 08.02.2013 | Green

From AccuWeather.com: Before you dive into Shark Week on the Discovery Channel (Aug. 4 - 11), check out six things you may not know about sharks. ...

WATCH: 10 Incredibly Close Shark Encounters

Posted 07.07.2013 | Green

Shark attacks are no laughing matter, and close shark encounters can strike fear into the heart of any beachgoer. Great white sharks have been sig...