“It’s a shark!” they scream as the fin of a great white shark is spotted off the coast of South Carolina. But fear turns to relief as people realize: “Oh, it’s just Katharine the shark.” While that introduction may sound ridiculous, Paul de Gelder once had a close encounter with a shark attack and he
An olive ridley sea turtle hatching, a species to be protected by the Nicaraguan military. (Photo: S M / Flickr Creative Commons) - As sea turtle hatching season gets underway in Nicaragua, the nation’s military has been sent to the coast to protect baby sea turtles from poachers. Show More Summary
Shark Week concluded Saturday, and while, like in years past, this year’s 13 specials were all highly visual, music was equally integral.
At the risk of sounding obvious — it’s Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s annual plug for the much maligned (but secretly awesome) top predators of the deep! Started in 1988, as a way for the station to capitalize on the lack … Continue reading ?
Boaters in Washington encountered a huge shark while they were on the waters of Puget Sound last Saturday. Grace Coale and her father were out boating near Meadowdale Wharf off Edmonds when Coale noticed a 3-foot fin rising out of the water. My Northwest reports that whatever the unknown creature was, it began swimming towards
Shark Week is highly visual: Its name alone conjures up images of great white sharks breaching out of the sapphire blue waters
Last summer while enjoying a summer day at the beach in Montauk, my wife suddenly recoiled in fear as she spied a silvery fin cutting through the waves near shore. While the fin belonged to a dolphin, like many Americans she could not...Show More Summary
A blue shark that made a rare appearance in the shallow waters of a popular beach resort near Rome sparked panic and excitement among holidaymakers. One excited tourist told Il Messaggero daily how "the lifeguard saw the shark's fin and sounded the alarm. He said the blue shark, which usually inhabits deep tropical waters, is not considered dangerous unless it feels threatened.
We kill 100 million sharks a year -- many of them just for their fins. If we keep this up, Shark Week is going to be just a whole lotta blue.
BEIJING – Former NBA all-star center Yao Ming is now dishing out assists to much wilder targets. After retiring from the Houston Rockets in 2011, Yao returned to China and set out to end his homeland’s traditional appetite for endangered and threatened animal products. As an ambassador for international conservation organization WildAid, Yao has campaigned…
Hermosa Beach, Calif. — Getting into a nearly head-to-toe shark costume is tricky business Hands must find their way into their corresponding fin, the wearer's head must pop directly into the open slot in the shark's mouth, and on aShow More Summary
Sharks have feelings too. Discovery's annual Shark Week returns Sunday, exposing you to a metric ton of information about our finned friends. From their eating habits to how they care for their young, you'll learn a lot about these giants of the sea. Show More Summary
As Shark Week begins Sunday, Aug. 10, so does viewers’ amazement at the titles of Discovery’s new specials. “We have brainstorm meetings for
The market for shark fin soup is slowing down, but sharks are still in danger.
Discovery’s 27th Annual Shark Week officially kicks off Sunday, Aug. 10 with the premiere of Air Jaws: Fin of Fury (8
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More evidence that shark's fin soup could be on its last legs/flippers, 85% of Chinese consumers in four cities said they quit the exotic delicacy in the past three years, according to a survey by WildAid. [ more › ]
Will Chinese President Xi Jinping’s campaign to save the Communist Party end up saving the shark? China’s consumption of shark fin soup is declining rapidly as the government’s anticorruption campaign discourages showy banquets.