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20 Jul 2015
AUSTRALIA// Mick Fanning’s close shave with a shark while competing in South Africa is likely to amplify mutterings from some ocean-goers over what they perceive as a dangerous escalation in shark numbers. Image © Terry Goss.
20 Jul 2015
NEW ZEALAND// Pop culture, medicine and the media have long been fascinated by sharks, shrouding them in misinformation and mythology. But with a creature this majestic, the reality is just as interesting. Image © Colin Speedie.
18 Jul 2015
CALIFORNIA// Once, there was a day when Basking Sharks roamed the waters of the Monterey Bay. The world’s second-largest fish - bigger than Whites, and while frightening-looking, harmless to humans - are now a rare site in the waters off the Monterey Peninsula. Image © JP Trenque.
16 Jul 2015
WORLDWIDE// The Summer issue of our Shark Focus magazine, created exclusively for Shark Trust members, is due out soon. Members can expect to receive their copy in the next couple of weeks.
14 Jul 2015
INDIA// An analysis carried out by the fisheries experts of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) suggested that the shark landings in Kochi harbour was on the rise. Image © Jean Louis Danan.
13 Jul 2015
CALIFORNIA// Scientists have long known the higher an animal is on the food chain, the more toxins it will collect. But one of the largest mako sharks ever caught shows how filled with toxins they can become, according to a paper in the Journal of Fish Biology. Image © Joe Romeiro.
13 Jul 2015
NEW ZEALAND// New Zealand's Department of Conservation are using 'secret shoppers' to ensure shark dive operators are following strict new rules on how they interact with sharks off Stewart Island. Image © David Litchfield.
11 Jul 2015
NEW ZEALAND// Sharks are not something you'd expect to find in an underwater volcano. And yet a team of researchers dropped a camera into the crater of Kavachi, an active, underwater volcano near the Solomon Islands, and were surprised to discover that at least two species of sharks appear to live there. Image © Michel Labrecque, www.plongeexl.com.
08 Jul 2015
Global FinPrint survey will use new technology to monitor underwater life and shark habitats, which have been ‘notoriously difficult’ to study. Image © Rob Allen.
06 Jul 2015
NEW ZEALAND// Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have signed the memorandum of understanding on the conservation of migratory sharks, which will help save seven species vulnerable to exploitation. Image © Grant Henderson.