Sharks

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Atlantic fishing nations agree to ban catches of mako, world’s fastest sharks
Conservationists hail move as ‘critical breakthrough’ to protect endangered shortfin mako, prized for meat, fins and sportfishing

Karen McVeigh

24, Nov, 2021 @6:26 PM

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‘No sharks but I’ve seen porpoises’: the rebirth of the River Thames
A trip down London’s famous waterway reveals many signs of life – but is this another false dawn?

Patrick Barkham

13, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australia shark attack: British victim hailed as ‘wonderful father’
Perth police have called off search for Paul Millachip, 57, saying it is apparent that attack was fatal

Jamie Grierson

08, Nov, 2021 @9:05 AM

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Fremantle shark attack: search for missing man off Port Beach
WA police say actions of witnesses were ‘heroic’ after incident reportedly involving tiger shark and great white shark

Justine Landis-Hanley

06, Nov, 2021 @4:10 AM

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Great white shark attacks on humans may be case of mistaken identity, study suggests
Apex predator is not a ‘mindless killer’ and a better understanding of why sharks bite humans could mitigate attacks, Australian researchers say

Donna Lu

27, Oct, 2021 @3:42 AM

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These Maldives islanders once saw sharks as the threat. Now they fear the plastic
Diving with tiger sharks off Fuvahmulah brought a tourist boom that has led to a destructive tide of plastic waste. But now locals are pushing back

Graeme Green

15, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Western Australian man allegedly set off fake shark warnings with tag removed from great white
A 48-year-old man has been charged by police after allegedly stealing a monitoring tag from a shark he accidentally caught

Cait Kelly

12, Oct, 2021 @3:47 AM

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California surfer’s ‘measly punch’ fends off great white shark attack
‘It was like a clamp around my leg,’ says Eric Steinley, who was helped by others at Sonoma county beach

Richard Luscombe

11, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Always a bigger fish: Florida scientists seek new angle on shark depredation
Study of how fish are snatched from lines will investigate what species of sharks are the most prolific offenders

Richard Luscombe in Miami

26, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A flying great white shark: Chris Fallows’ best photograph
‘Adolescent great whites launch themselves at the surface – and their sheer power takes them clear of the water’

Interview by Edward Siddons

15, Sep, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Third of shark and ray species face extinction, warns study
Number of species of sharks, rays and chimaeras facing ‘global extinction crisis’ doubles in a decade

Karen McVeigh

06, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Cape Cod: eight great white sharks seen feeding on humpback whale carcass
Expert marvels at ‘biggest smorgasbord a shark could dream of’ but researchers monitor unusual mortality event among humpbacks

Richard Luscombe

30, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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