VIENNA (Austria)- Modern tiger sharks are older than previously thought and in the past several tiger shark species existed compared to the single species living today. That’s what an international team of researchers, led by Julia Türtscher from the University of Vienna, found out by examining the fossil record of
MAITRE ISLET (New Caledonia)- A 57-year-old man has died after a shark attack off an island in New Caledonia on February 28th. The amateur yachtsman was swimming near his moored boat off Maitre islet in the French Pacific territory when the incident happened. The investigation is ongoing but it is believed that
NASSAU (BAHAMAS)- Over the last hundred years, human activity has caused a large increase in metals and metalloids entering the marine environment, posing potential risks to biodiversity and food security. Beneath the Waves evaluated muscle tissues of 36 individual sharks from six species. The research team provides the first account
PARK CITY (USA)- Tiger sharks are usually found close to coasts in tropical and subtropical waters. But now research confirmed that tiger sharks are also long distance travellers. Collaborating scientists at Biopixel Oceans Foundation and the Oceanographic Research Institute used the OCEARCH Tracker to follow a tagged 10-foot-4-inch mature female tiger shark, named Sereia.
If you have a toddler, or if you encountered one in the last year, you’ve almost certainly experienced the “Baby Shark” song. Somehow, every kid seems to know this song, but scientists actually know very little about where and when sharks give birth. The origins of these famous baby sharks
BRISBANE (Australia)- There were more shark attacks around Australia in the years of El Niño. Global warming will also see an increase in shark attacks, so says marine biologist Dr Blake Chapman in Australian news. “We know this affects shark interaction as shark attacks increased in 2009 and 2015 and