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A New Solution to Keep Swimmers AND Sharks Safe

05-10-2014 Shark News Stories

A New Solution to Keep Swimmers AND Sharks Safe

It seems like every time a shark attack is reported, there is a violent response. Sharks are culled with baited drumlines and every solution seems to include maiming or killing sharks to protect beachgoers. Reactionary fans of the cull are happy to see Internet images of bloody sharks hanging from the drumlines. They have adopted the theory that only sharks or people can exist, not both, as the solution to any problem. But finally someone has come up with a different solution. In Brazil, the city of Recife is “Brazil’s Venice”...

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A New Solution to Keep Swimmers AND Sharks Safe

It seems like every time a shark attack is reported, there is a violent response. Sharks are culled with baited drumlines and every solution seems to include maiming or killing sharks to protect beachgoers. Reactionary...

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'Get out of the water!': Terrifying moment two unsuspecting swimmers are circled by a shark in Florida

'Get out of the water!': Terrifying moment two unsuspecting swimmers are circled by a shark in Florida

Incident occurred earlier this week in Destin, near Fort Walton BeachCouple could not hear shouts of warning from people ashoreShark was believed to be a hammerheadIt appears to have been hunting...

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A brush with danger: Brave diver cleans fish tank with ten sharks for company

A brush with danger: Brave diver cleans fish tank with ten sharks for company

JAWS: Matt can work in the water for up to seven hours a day [MERCURY PRESS] ...

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Henri Bource

Henri Bource

The most remarkable part of Henri Bource's shark attack was that part of it was actually captured on film. In 1964, Bource and two other divers were playing with some seals in the ocean off...

USS Indianapolis

USS Indianapolis

The U.S. Navy cruiser USS Indianapolis was sunk in a matter of minutes by Japanese torpedoes near Guam on July 30, 1945. Roughly 900 sailors of the 1,196 aboard made it into the water with...

Matawan Creek, N.J.

Matawan Creek, N.J.

Two ocean attacks off the Jersey shore the week of July 4, 1916, preceded the attacks in Matawan Creek. There had never been an attack in New Jersey, and it wasn't thought at the time...

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As sensational as shark attacks are in newspaper headlines, the reality is that you're more likely to be bitten by another person than a shark.
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