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A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) approaches a kayaker in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Credit: C & M Fallows/SeaPics.com; used by permission.

To avoid dangerous shark encounters, information trumps culling

Risk of great white shark attack in California waters down 91 percent since 1950, researchers report FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 9, 2015 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) has a terrifying reputation. Shark attacks, though very rare, loom large in our imaginations, drawing intense media attention when they occur. Recent injuries…

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A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) approaches a kayaker in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Credit: C & M Fallows/SeaPics.com; used by permission.

To avoid dangerous shark encounters, information trumps culling

Risk of great white shark attack in California waters down 91 percent since 1950, researchers report FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 9, 2015 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) has a terrifying reputation. Shark attacks, though very rare, loom large in our imaginations, drawing intense media attention when they occur. Recent injuries…

Read More