I've seen sharks on many dives. I've dived with Great whites, and also with Tiger sharks, Reef sharks, Lemon sharks, Nurse sharks, and more. I've never been bitten by a shark. Here are some tips for avoiding a shark bite.
I am hard pressed to meet a colleague that has not been affected by this film. In addition, the public fascination with sharks spurred by Jaws helped lead to a dramatic uptick in shark research that has shaped how we understand the ocean today.
Thanks in large part to its conservation efforts, Palau is now one of the best places on the planet to get up close and personal with sharks underwater, as my wife and I, both certified divers, discovered on a recent visit. Surprisingly, seeing sharks up close is simple -- and not nearly as terrifying as you might think.
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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.
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?
As much as I support the decision to remove shark fin soup from Chinese state dinners, I wasn't sure I wanted to come nose to nose with a fish that has seven rows of flesh-tearing teeth.
Jacques Cousteau, who visited Cocos numerous times, proclaimed it "the most beautiful island in the world." Visit it if you dare, knowing that you will never see the ocean the same way again.
The connection between declining shark populations and finning is tragically clear. Each year, up to 73 million sharks are stripped of their fins and thrown back to the ocean to die a painful and prolonged death.
All who care about the health of the world's oceans need to take a stand in protecting sharks: refuse to eat shark fins and call on governments and businesses to end the trade in fins.
Every year up to 73 million sharks are killed, tens of millions for their fins alone. Illinois is the fifth state in America to ban the sale, trade, possession and distribution of shark fins.
You can never comprehend the ocean until you feel the shark.
New York is the largest importer of shark fins on the East Coast. By kicking fins out, the state can send a message to the world that an ocean without sharks is not an acceptable future.
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Sharks, rays and seahorses are on the road to extinction. East coast cod has declined 96 percent over the past 150 years. But magnetic fishhooks are helping to save sharks, and just in the nick of time.
While people around the world revere Captain Paul Watson for the stands he takes to save whales, the German government has him under arrest for a 2005 complaint for the very actions millions cheer for each week.