01 Aug '11, 3pm

Shark Week: Demon Fish Disects The History, The Future, and "The Greatest Scam of All Time" (Book Review): Photo...

When swimming in the ocean, there's little that can get your heart pumping as fast as coming into contact with a shark, whether it's because you're afraid of it or because you're awed by it. We have an odd love-hate relationship with sharks, both frightened by their potential to kill (however hyped up that risk may be) and admiring of their perfect evolution as ocean predators. Knowing what we do of the importance of sharks to marine ecosystems, why do we pull them from the water at the rate of 73 million or more animals per year? Juliet Eilperin explores the history of shark and human interactions in her book Demon Fish: Travels Through The Hidden World of Sharks , and delves into why we have this conflicted and destructive relationship with one of the most ancient animals on the planet -- including the sources of our fear, the great scam that is shark fin soup, and how t...

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When swimming in the ocean, there's little that can get your heart pumping as fast as coming into contact with a shark, wh...

This Shark Week - Save a Shark

This Shark Week - Save a Shark

switchboard.nrdc.org 03 Aug '11, 12am

You’ve seen the teeth and fins -- Shark Week again over at the Discovery Channel and while comedian Andy Samberg of SNL fa...

Check this article out! - Shark Week: An Explan...

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is a brutal practice. A shark is caught, its fins are cut off, and the still-living shark is tossed back overboard to drow...

An Explanation of Shark Finning via @TreeHugger...

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is a brutal practice. A shark is caught, its fins are cut off, and the still-living shark is tossed back overboard to drow...

Progress in shark conservation, but

todayonline.com 01 Aug '11, 4am

I refer to the commentary "Moral progress measured by animal welfare" (July 18). On top of the progress cited for land ani...

This electronic "shark shield" will help keep long-distance swimmers safe. #SharkWeek @SharkWeek

This electronic "shark shield" will help keep l...

treehugger.com 01 Aug '11, 2pm

Nyad , an experienced 61-year-old swimmer, is attempting a 60-hour, 103 mile swim between Cuba and the Florida Keys. So fa...

On the Shark Beat

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 05 Aug '11, 2pm

Benedicte Kurzen for The New York Times A great white shark approaching a boat off the South African coast . Juliet Eilper...

The new Audemars Piguet book

The new Audemars Piguet book

luxuo.com 02 Aug '11, 6pm

In 1875, Jules Louis Audemars, aged 22, and Edward Auguste Piguet, aged 24, founded Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, a small...

Shark Week: Interesting Facts About Sharks!

treehugger.com 05 Aug '11, 7pm

, "Life within the oceans, covering 2/3rds of our planet, has enjoyed a relationship with sharks for about 450 million yea...

What have you learned this week about sharks? -...

treehugger.com 05 Aug '11, 7pm

, "Life within the oceans, covering 2/3rds of our planet, has enjoyed a relationship with sharks for about 450 million yea...

Discovery's Shark Week, Shark PR Gone Bad? | Care2 Causes

Discovery's Shark Week, Shark PR Gone Bad? | Ca...

care2.com 03 Aug '11, 11pm

First aired on July 27, 1987, Shark Week has become an annual event. It is now broadcast in over 72 countries and last yea...

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blog.limkitsiang.com 01 Aug '11, 4am

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak had said that UMNO must reform or it would be reformed. From recent events, it ...

Sharks kill two or three people every year. Peo...

grist.org 04 Aug '11, 3pm

If you never quite believed your parents when they told you big, scary animals have more to fear from us than we do from t...

Enjoy this incredible Nature Photo of the Week!

Enjoy this incredible Nature Photo of the Week!

blog.nature.org 05 Aug '11, 1pm

Is this glowing red-tailed hawk a vision? Flickr user lmorrisCT ‘s photo has an ecclesiastical quality that just might mak...