Considering the relentless attack on shark populations by humans and other factors, it’s cheering to know that there are organizations that have picked up the gauntlet to fight for, and help, sharks. These top 10 shark conservation groups play a crucial role in keeping a healthy balance in the earth’s oceans.
The once abundant Angelshark is now listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Due to overfishing, over 80% of its population is now lost. It’s possible this shark may become extinct soon.
Two-headed sharks officially became a reality in 2008. But their numbers appear to be increasing and it’s more prevalent among the blue shark species. What could be causing this anomaly?
If you still think sharks are just like any other sea animal, you may have to think again. The ‘volcano sharks’ are a collection of different species of sharks living, and thriving in the extremely hot and acidic waters surrounding the Kavachi: a highly active submarine volcano. In fact, some of them live right inside the caldera of this active volcano.
Find out about the False Catshark, so named for its cat-like eyes but clear differences from actual catsharks. This shark has a wide gape that makes it look like it’s actually smiling at you.
The cookiecutter shark got its name from the round, cookie shaped wounds it leaves on its victims bodies. Learn more about this small, parasitic, and ferocious shark that is so scary, it got a part in a horror movie.
Adidas and Parley have come together in an eco-innovation drive to tackle plastic ocean waste. They are making football kits and footwear from upcycled plastic ocean waste. Marine plastic waste kills thousands of sea animals including sharks yearly.
Join us as we take an interesting look at some of the most popular fake shark pictures that have been circulated online for years. Also learn a few tips on how to spot these fakes.
The pointy-nosed blue chimaera ghost shark announced its presence with an unexpected but interesting videobombing session a while back. Scientists on a totally unrelated mission stumbled across it while filming deep in the ocean off the coast of California and Hawaii. Here’s what we know about this species.
Though the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark is one of the largest sharks around today, it’s rare and little-known because it lives in cold, deep waters well away from the reach of the average divers and only comes to shallow waters to breed and feed.