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Diving into the Deep Ocean

This past July, a group of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and many other organizations boarded the ship Okeanos and set out on an exciting 36 day research cruise to explore the deep ocean floors… Read More
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Healing wounds on the body of mature female oceanic whitetip shark.

The Weird World of Shark Mating

THINK: HICKIES BUT WITH SHARP TEETH, LEADING TO CERTAIN PREGNANCY. Written by Safina Center Fellow, Dr. Demian Chapman Every August we become acutely aware of the possibility of a shark attack. This doesn’t happen because it is late summer… Read More
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Oceanic whitetip, Bahamas.

Top Ten Shark Myths Dispelled

Written by Blue Ocean Fellows, Demian Chapman and Debra Abercrombie, and by Carl Safina 1. THERE ARE JUST A FEW KINDS OF SHARKS AND THEY ARE ALL BIG. Fact: Shark species are quite diverse and have very different… Read More
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