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Sharks in Australia Begin Sending Their Own Tweets

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December 26, 2013
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A new program uses shark location tags to instantly alert swimmers and surfers if a large shark gets within a kilometer of the beach.


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Buzz60 (Jan. 9, 2014) — Where are all these tiger sharks going? That's what researchers from Australia were attempting to find out. Until now the deep ocean migration paths of tiger sharks were somewhat elusive. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details. Stock video courtesy Michael Jutt https://www.youtube.com/user/mjutt12
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Whale Shark Eco-Tourism Spawns Conservation Headache in Philippines

Whale Shark Eco-Tourism Spawns Conservation Headache in Philippines

Reuters (Mar. 12, 2013) — Conservationists are criticizing the practice of hand-feeding whale sharks at an increasingly popular Filipino tourist destination. Residents of Oslob on the island of Cebu are making money from visitors eager to swim with and feed the sharks, but one conservation group says it encourages unnatural behavior in the animals which could ultimately be destructive.
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No Catch for Students in Shark Tagging Research

No Catch for Students in Shark Tagging Research

AP (Aug. 16, 2013) — Sharks, mostly harmless to humans, are abundant in the waters off Florida, but not on this day at this spot off the Keys. About a dozen high school students were prepared to help scientists capture, test and tag sharks so they can be tracked.
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Wetsuits Designed to Repell, Make Wearer Invisible to Sharks

Wetsuits Designed to Repell, Make Wearer Invisible to Sharks

Buzz60 (July 19, 2013) — Shark Attack Mitigation Systems teamed up with researchers from the University of Western Australia to develop two wetsuits. One is meant to divert sharks and the other is supposed to make the person wearing it invisible to the color blind predators. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
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