01 Aug '11, 3pm

40x more Americans go to emergency room for injuries from Christmas tree ornaments than #shark bites #sharkweek

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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treehugger.com 01 Aug '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 02 Aug '11, 5pm

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treehugger.com 02 Aug '11, 2pm

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treehugger.com 01 Aug '11, 2pm

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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 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...

Four Futuristic Technologies Inspired By Sharks #sharkweek @sharkweek #technology

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treehugger.com 02 Aug '11, 2pm

Shark skin is a masterpiece of evolution. Made to allow the shark to be perfectly streamlined, scientists have realized it...

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...

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...

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grist.org 04 Aug '11, 3pm

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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...

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oceanconservancy.org 30 Jul '11, 8pm

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straitstimes.com 01 Aug '11, 6am

RICHMOND (California) - TUCKED away in a small warehouse on a dead-end street, an Internet pioneer is building a bunker to...

Four Unique Technologies Saving Sharks from Extinction #sharkweek @sharkweek #sharks

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treehugger.com 03 Aug '11, 2pm

A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University's Institute for Ocean Conservation Science has figured out that dusky s...