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Shark Week may be hurting, not helping, its namesake creature
More focus on conservation, and less on gore, is necessary to truly help shark species.
Follow Freya, the great white shark, as she beach hops along the Atlantic
Her fate is linked to the health of marine fish populations.
Sharks have a sixth sense for navigating the seas
A new study suggests bonnethead sharks may rely on the Earth's magnetic field to move about the ocean.
Sharks and rays are far less abundant in the world’s oceans than 50 years ago
The majority of shark species are threatened with extinction, and overfishing is the main culprit.
Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas?
Monster. Myth. Megalodon.
Reef sharks around the world are in trouble
Sharks were absent from nearly 20 percent of coral reefs in a global survey.
Why scientists are giving ultrasounds to 10-foot-long pregnant sharks
A small satellite tag, placed in the predator’s uterus, pops out with the baby to deliver much-needed data.
Scientists discover two new shark species with chainsaw-like noses
The new sawsharks have been found in the Indian ocean.
These adorable sharks have evolved to walk across the seafloor
They’re also champion hitchhikers.
Everything you need to know about shark bites
Sharks: They're just not that into you.