A groundbreaking study has given convincing evidence of the mistaken identity theory, which despite being widely cited, until now had not been scientifically proven.
Science & Environment
The media is regularly held responsible for the fear people have for sharks and what’s been called ‘emotional’ or ‘reactionary’ policy making. Here, we chat to the experts about what has to change.
We are about to take a big, sweaty step into summer. With summer comes a number of reliable certainties: longer days, holidays, heat, and for many, beach time. The latter inevitably also brings with it a fear of sharks.
Independent researchers studying shark deterrents suggest one type works well on great white sharks
Critically endangered grey nurse sharks are in urgent need of attention
A fisherman has caught a rare specimen of the eel-like frilled shark
A recent high school graduate has been killed by a shark attack, while spear fishing off the coast of Port Douglas
Researchers are listening in underwater to better understand the interactions of an Australian predator