Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Secret of Super-Fast Shark Swimming

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/11/fast-sharks-aerodynamics/ 30 November 2011 Researchers have discovered what makes the shark almost impossible to outswim. Advertisements

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Uxbridge man documents underwater world to protect it

http://www.telegram.com/article/20111129/NEWS/111299869/1246 29 November 2011 It was a one-in-a-billion chance that a small-town kid, who worked in the Stanley Woolen and Bernat mills and played football and tennis at Uxbridge High School, would one day be diving in the world’s oceans…

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Shark, a predator turned prey

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/207757/shark-predator-turned-prey.html 27 November 2011 Sharks may strike terror among swimmers at the beach but the predators are increasingly ending up as prey, served up in fish-and-chips shops, sparking concern among environmentalists.

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Nat Geo WILD: The Whale That Ate Jaws

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2011/11/25/nat-geo-wild-the-whale-that-ate-jaws/ 25 November 2011 Off the coast of San Francisco, an unexpected killing challenged the great white shark’s supremacy as the ultimate predator when one became prey to a killer whale.

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Nat Geo WILD: ‘Shark Attack’ Q&A with Dr. Vic Peddemors

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2011/11/23/nat-geo-wild-shark-attack-qa-with-dr-vic-peddemors/ 23 November 2011 Dr. Vic Peddemors is one of the lead scientific experts on Shark Attack Experiment: LIVE. In the hectic days leading up to the live event, we had a chance to ask him a few quick questions about … Continue reading

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In ‘Shark Attack Experiment LIVE,’ Scientists Bait Sharks With Bikini-Clad Girls to Study Hunting Patterns

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/shark-attack-experiment-live-scientists-bait-sharks-bikini/story?id=15010380#.Ts03q3P8eEw 23 November 2011 Girl. Bikini. Shark. The only thing missing are two notes on a tuba – duhm, duhm – that ominous, iconic indication that “Jaws” is about to turn the water blood red.

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Is Shark Fin Slowly Becoming Passé in Hong Kong?

http://ecocentric.blogs.time.com/2011/11/23/is-shark-fin-slowly-becoming-passe-in-hong-kong/ 23 November 2011 It was the go-to soup for emperors of centuries past — a tradition revered in Chinese culture that ultimately symbolized wealth, status and prestige.

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