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Shark bite ruins Sunday fun day for Florida woman

June 3, 2014
A 22-year-old Florida woman was bitten by a shark while wading in the Intracoastal Waterway by Bayshore Drive in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday.Jessica Vaughn was in the water about to jump on the inner tube when she...

Barrington Man Swims with Heart for ALS: Part 2

May 29, 2014
Doug McConnell, 56,is set out to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming when he competes in the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (MIMS) on June 28.In the unique world of marathon swimming, successfully completing swims across the...

Dolphins protect swimmer from shark

April 28, 2014
British open-water swimmer Adam Walker was swimming to protect the dolphins, and the dolphins returned the favor.While Walker was swimming New Zealand's Cook Strait to raise money for whales and dolphins, he saw a great white...

Saving the shark through design

March 29, 2014
There can be nothing more rewarding than knowing that with everything that you do, your efforts lead to greater awareness of ocean conservation.Karen Batts is an eco-conscious designer with a passion for bringing greater awareness to marine conservation...

Divers encounter Sevengill sharks off La Jolla

March 26, 2014
Professional shark photographer Greg Amptman and San Diego diver Michael Bear encountered 3 large Sevengill sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) off the coast of La Jolla this week. One was a large male, about 7 ft long, the second, a more medium...