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Great White Sharks

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 ...

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...

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...

Cape Cod Shark Likely Wasn't A Great White

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — The shark that caused a sensation when a photo of its fin slicing through the waters off Cape Cod behind a frightened kayaker ...

'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 ...

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.

Meet The Monterey Aquarium's Killer New Resident

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | San Francisco

MONTEREY, Calif. — A great white shark caught in the waters off Southern California is on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where it can be ...

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.