Repelling sharks with magnetic waves

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A wristband that will protect you from inquisitive sharks while you are surfing or snorkeling. SharkBanz claims to repel sharks with magnetic waves. From reefsharks to bull sharks and even tiger sharks. SharkNewz spoke with Nathan Garrison, who invented the device together with his father, David. But how does it work exactly?  “I’m fascinated with sharks, partly because of their […]

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Fatal attack on Reunion Island

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ISLE OF REUNION (FRANCE)- The tropical island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean can be considered as a hotspot for shark attacks. Last Saturday another person died after being attacked by a shark. A woman was struck by a shark while swimming in the sea at a beach in southwestern l’Etang-Sale. The victim, who was around 20-years-old, suffered severe wounds […]

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Shark alertness in New South Wales

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BALLINA (AUSTRALIA)- Lifeguards have renewed their plea not to swim at Ballina beaches following Monday’s fatal shark attack. A 41-year old surfer from Japan got killed last monday in a shark attack near Ballina on the New South Wales north coast. The state is living its ‘summer of sharks’ with earlier incidents at Newcastle and an earlier attack last sunday 20 […]

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Hammerhead killed in fishing contest. Criticism grows.

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SINGER ISLAND (USA)- Florida’s Blacktip Challenge shark tournament is getting more and more criticism after a hammerhead shark was killed during its release back into the ocean Friday. The famous three day fishing tournament at Ocean Reef Park on Singer Island already has been somewhat controversial and drew criticism from local beachgoers and lifeguards with safety concerns, according to CBS. Now […]

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