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  • Sharks and rays without borders
    Sharks and rays without borders
    Ocean advocates can now rejoice knowing that all of their hard work has paid off in infinite ways. The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species has adopted all 21 shark and ray...
  • Human head found inside massive tiger shark
    Missing Philippines ferry passenger found inside giant tiger shark?
    Fishermen in the Philippines recently found human remains inside the belly of a massive tiger shark. The gruesome discovery has prompted speculation that the partially digested head and leg could be from one of passengers from theMV Maharlika, a...
  • Tiger shark has big meal: 650 animal eats human head, leg; found in belly
    Tiger shark eats human? Head, leg found in 650-pound predator's stomach, 'awful'
    Do tiger sharks eat humans? Apparently, these big predators of the ocean have no qualms about biting down on human flesh, as the IB Times reveals this Friday, November 14, that several fishermen hailing from the Philippines witnessed a truly...
  • Members wanted for federal Atlantic highly migratory species advisory panel
    Members wanted for federal Atlantic highly migratory species advisory panel
    The Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel needs new members. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration at the United States Department of Commerce announced in the Federal...
  • Ian Ziering
    'Sharknado 3' will be set in the 'Feast Coast'
    On October 20TVLineexclusively reported that the action film "Sharknado 3" has been announced and the location of the film has been confirmed. The third film in the popular science fiction franchise will take place on the "Feast...
  • Sharks take bite out of global communications
    Sharks take bite out of global communications
    Sharks take bite out of human communicationsSharknado may have taken the internet by storm, but in reality, sharks have been reigning havoc against global communications in ways most people have been unaware of for decades.While sharks have been...
  • Duxbury beach shark stuns beach goers. Image: Shark Dive Xtreme Experience, at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
    Duxbury Beach shark sighting forces swimmers out of the ocean
    A Duxbury Beach shark sighting on Mon., Aug. 25, 2014 forced 1,000 swimmers out of the water and off the beach for nearly two hours for their own safety. The shark in question turned out to be a great white (Carcharodon carcharias),...
  • NMFS seeks suggestions on Atlantic logbook keeping
    NMFS seeks suggestions on Atlantic logbook keeping
    Now's your chance to suggest ways to improve or simplify the logbooks needed when fishing in the Atlantic. A public comment period has been opened for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Vessel Logbooks and Cost-Earnings Data Reports. The...
  • Shark Week 2014
    Metal bands bleed into the ‘Shark Week’ spirit and share favorite sharks
    It has been said that metal is the most extreme (if not most brutal) form of music in the world today. So it stands to reason that some bands appreciate other extremes in life and nature, as well. Sure enough, many metal bands are enthusiasts of...
  • Everything you want to know about ‘Shark Week’ (and were afraid to ask)
    Taking a bite out of 'Shark Week' on Discovery Channel
    If all your information about sharks is based on the 1975 movie “Jaws,” a shark thriller directed by Steven Spielberg, you’re only scratching the surface. There’s a scene in the film where a marine biologist, Matt Hooper,...
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium
    Exploring the Shedd Aquarium part 1.
    A stones throw away from the Field Museum of Natural History is The Shedd Aquarium, Opened on May 30, 1930 The Shedd aquarium or John G. Shedd aquarium inspired to be a world class aquarium or aquatic museum. It Showcases the best of early 20th...
  • Great White
    Shark Week: Watch a great white shark get predatory on this robot
    As we approach Shark Week (beginning Sunday, Aug. 10) the Discovery Channel and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) gave us a little teaser of those jaws we’ve come to love, from a distance. With the help of the REMUS SharkCam,...
  • Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
    Sharks added to the Endangered Species List for the first time ever
    Thousands of years of existence have made the sharks one of the most successful animals on the planet, until now. Two species of hammerhead sharks were added to the The World Conservation Union's Red List as an endangered species earlier this...
  • Southwest Airlines teams up with Discover for SHARK WEEK sweepstaks
    Southwest Airlines teams up with Discovery Channel for SHARK WEEK sweepstakes
    Say what? Sharks on a plane? Not exactly. Southwest Airlinesand Discovery Channel are providing passengers andSHARK WEEKfans traveling this summer with an experience they can really sink their teeth into. This sounds a little eerie in the wake of...
  • Great White Shark
    Shark Summer
    Great white sharks have recently seen their populations along both the east and the west coasts of the United States enjoy a tremendous amount of growth. Recent surveys carried out by NOAA estimate the current great white population along the...