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How to Catch a Shark

Researcher Eugenie Clark is 90 years old. Her office shelves are lined with gaping shark jaws. One is from a tiger shark. It bit her once—the only shark bite of her life.   She was driving to talk to a student group, and the shark jaw sat on the passenger seat. She made a quick…

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10 Weirdest Species of Shark!

We’ve already looked at some of the most astonishing extinct species of shark over here, now let’s look at some you can still find in our oceans. There are over 470 species of shark swimming in Earth’s oceans, but we tend to focus most of our attention on about five of them. Here’s some of the coolest,…

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10 Ways You Can Save Our Oceans! NSSA

1. Pick up garbage, litter and plastic near beaches Much of the plastic found in our oceans began on the beaches. Pick up litter when you see it and make sure you properly dispose of your garbage after a day at the beach!   2. Buy ocean-friendly products Avoid products produced through unsustainable or environmentally…

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The Importance of Sharks

Public fascination and fear of sharks has been around for years. Movies like “Jaws”, “Sharknado”, and “Deep Blue Sea” pit humans against killer sharks — chasing them through watery depths ready to chomp at any moment. But sharks are actually an integral part of the ocean’s ecosystem with very little interest in humans.   Read More »

10 Weirdest Species of Sharks!

Megamouth Shark – The Megamouth shark is a filter feeding shark and its name is accurate. This shark has an extra large mouth with rubbery lips that give it a unique appearance from other sharks in the ocean! They were only discovered around 40 years ago and there have been only 60 documented in the…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans

The oceans are as important to Hawaii as the land itself. The water was a bountiful resource to the earliest inhabitants of the islands and crystal blue waters are an endless source of beauty for everyone lucky enough to see them. Here are some amazing facts about one of Hawaii and the world’s most valuable…

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Great White Shark vs Killer Whale: The two deadliest sea titans are now waging war on each other.

An interesting article in the Daily Mirror discusses the war raging between Great White Sharks and Orcas aka. Killer Whales. Scientists have long believed Orcas and Great Whites were at the top of the food chain. Their paths rarely seemed to cross and both were thought to be untouchable. Until recently.   During the month…

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Did You Know These Facts About Humpback Whales?

Humpback whales are enormous creatures — about the size of a school bus. They are known for their haunting and melodic songs and for breaching the water with amazing acrobatic abilities.   Humpbacks don’t normally have a hump on their backs; the name comes from the large hump that forms when they arch their backs…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans

The oceans are as important to Hawaii as the land itself. The water was a bountiful resource to the earliest inhabitants of the islands and crystal blue waters are an endless source of beauty for everyone lucky enough to see them. Here are some amazing facts about one of Hawaii and the world’s most valuable…

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Great White Shark Bite

Great White sharks may be one of the most feared predators on earth. Movies like JAWS amped up the man-eater legend and many people are fearful of an encounter with a Great White.   After years of research Scientists, no longer believe that Great Whites attack because they believe humans are seals. It is more…

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