A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a fisherman's hook off Southern California's Manhattan Beach Pier, officials said. Photo: GoofyFootPhotography.com, Laura Joyce (July 5)
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AP (May 15, 2014) A rehabilitated green sea turtle returns to Florida waters with the help of a long-distance swimmer. Pearl flapped her fins excitedly as swimmer Ben Lecomte placed her on the beach off a state park ... watch video
AP (May 12, 2014) Fisherman in Venice, Florida caught a twelve foot hammerhead shark, when the group noticed the shark was pregnant. The men say after they reeled in the shark, they noticed a large bite mark and could ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 28, 2016) Beach-goers aound the world could see even more shark attacks this year than in 2015, which set a new record, according to a shark expert at the University of Florida. Diane Hodges reports.
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AP (Aug. 15, 2013) Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea Beach ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Aug. 26, 2014) A great white shark is spotted off the shore at Duxbury beach in Massachusetts forcing beach goers out of the water. Linda So reports.
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Sep. 28, 2016 For the first time, researchers point to areas in Africa where foreign agricultural companies’ choice of crops and management of fresh water are partly responsible for the increased water shortages ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Adding cinnamon to your diet can cool your body by up to two degrees, according to research. And the spice may also contribute to a general improvement in overall health, say authors of a new ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 Recording how many fish are caught is one important requirement to measure the well-being of a fish stock -- if scientists know the number of fish taken from the ocean, they can adjust management of ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Even low dilutions of Manuka honey can curb the activity and growth of bacterial biofilms - the thin but resilient layer of microbes that build up on, and stick to, any surface including plastic, ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 Many people are concerned about conservation of the planet's cute and cuddlies. But in a world of global climate change, sometimes we must prioritize which species we can and ... read more
Aug. 4, 2014 A new analysis on failed shark attacks on the approximately 120 Atlantic spotted dolphins that are residents of the waters near Bimini, The Bahamas, has found that a total of 14 dolphins (15 percent ... read more
Feb. 9, 2012 Shark skin has long been known to improve the fish's swimming performance by reducing drag, but now a new study show that in addition, the skin generates thrust, giving the fish an extra boost. ... read more