ROTTNEST ISLAND (AUSTRALIA)- White sharks off the Western Australian coast have a price on their heads. After the third fatal shark, Texan diver George Thomas Wainwright last weekend, attack in two months, the Western Australian government has ordered any great white sharks spotted off the south west coast to beContinue Reading

PORT LINCOLN (AUSTRALIA)-RAW data has finished being collected for a study investigating the effectiveness of shark repellant device Shark Shield. The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) study is looking into the effectiveness of the Shark Shield, which many divers and surfers use in the water to repel sharks.Continue Reading

ISLA CERRALVO (MEXICO)- The one-eyed mutant albino ‘cyclops’ shark that was found last week at the Mexican isle of Cerralvo has created a lot of buzz on the internet. Scientists have x-rayed the misformed embryo shark and confirmed it real. Just as in 2006 when a kitten was born withContinue Reading

MOSSEL BAY (SOUTH AFRICA)- The sportsfisherman who illegally caught a great white in Mossel Bay, and was caught redhanded by the cameras of the local press, says it wasn’t he who brought the shark out of the water, but it was the waves. He also denies posing with the sharkContinue Reading

BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA)- The players at the Carbrook Golf Club in the city of Brisbane better not pick their balls out of the lake. The waters are home to six big bull sharks, who have become the new attraction of the golf course. Their dorsal fins breaking the surface are a regularContinue Reading

CAPE TOWN (SOUTH-AFRICA)- Clovelly Beach, near the South-African city Cape Town, is still closed. The waters are not safe yet. Last week a British swimmer was attacked here on september 28 by a great white and lost a leg. The shark is still there, gliding menacingly through swallow waters asContinue Reading

A new green initiative is afoot to save sharks. More and more marinas close harbour for the landing of dead sharks and call themselves ‘Shark-Free  Marinas’.  A shark-friendly marina discourages the recreational killing of sharks and can register to officially become shark friendly. Under the Shark-Free Marina Initiative, a marinaContinue Reading