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Urban nature: What kinds of plants and wildlife flourish in cities ... - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle
If you run an online search for images of biodiversity, you are likely to find lots of photos of tropical rainforests and coral reefs. In spite of the substantial ...

Largest shark in history died out in global extinction event - Science Recorder

Science Recorder
... massive extinction event that took place between 5.6 and 2.3 million years ago. The world went through large environmental shifts at the end of the Pliocene. Both sea levels and global temperatures rapidly dropped, shifting flora and fauna across ...

Megalodon: World's Biggest Shark Was Wiped Out During a Mass Extinction of Ocean's Megafauna - Newsweek

The end of the Pliocene saw huge changes to the world's climate—global temperatures and sea levels fell dramatically, leading to widespread changes to Earth's flora and fauna. In the ocean, many individual species were known to have gone extinct as ...

How to Avoid a Shark Attack — and What to Do If You're Attacked (Hint: Don't Aim for the Nose!) -
Although shark attacks are very rare, beach season is heating up, so PEOPLE spoke with Larry Cahoon, professor of biology and marine biology at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, about what do to if you come face-to-face with a shark ...

Shark expert weighs in on recent great white sightings - KEYT

Lowe is is a professor in marine biology and director of the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). Lowe said during the season, adult female white sharks which have been out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean migrate back to our ...

The Best Way to Escape a Shark When You're '47 Meters Down ... - Inverse

In the new movie "47 Meters Down" two women have to escape a terrifying shark. In real live, divers would have a much easier time escaping.

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Hosts Shark Biology Workshop - News News
The Conservancy is hosting an Introduction to Shark Biology Workshop in July and August at The Boathouse at Pleasant Bay Community Boating. What makes sharks unlike other animals? What characteristics do they have that enable them to hunt so well?

Shark Photos
United States

shark photos, information, history, and myths.

European Basking Shark Identification Project (EBSPIP)
United Kingdom

Including information on the photo identification project, history, photo gallery, and more.

Shark Trust
United Kingdom

Promotes the study, conservation, and management of sharks, skates, and rays in the U.K. and internationally.

Sharks, Shark Pictures, Shark Facts - National Geographic
United States

Learn all you wanted to know about sharks with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

How Sharks Work
United States

Tutorial with a jaw animation and photos.

Pelagic Shark Research Foundation (PSRF)
United States

Nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and conserving sharks and rays along the Pacific Coast.

State of the Shark Map
United States

Interactive world map documenting shark populations, unprovoked shark attacks, and notable shark discoveries. From the Discovery Channel's shark Week.

Shark Conservation
United States

Provides information on shark species, research and conservation projects, and diving.

Canadian Shark Research Laboratory

An information source on sharks and shark fisheries in Atlantic Canada (English and French)

Shark Database

Take an interactive journey through the Orders of sharks. Search the shark Database for shark species and names, their degree ...

Shark Gallery: Cookiecutter Shark
United States

Profile of the small, slender, cigar-shaped shark that makes its home in warm waters.

Orectolobus ornatus

Description and photos of the shark also know as the Carpet shark and Ornate Wobbegong.

Shark Foundation

Supports the protection and preservation of endangered shark species and their natural surroundings.

Capt. Tom's Guide to New England Sharks
United States

Contains information and pictures on shark species found in New England waters.

South African White Shark Research Institute
United States

Dedicated to research on the world's greatest predator, and preservation of its environment.

United States

Offers a virtual shark classroom including photos, diagrams, and how to adopt a shark of your own.

Shark Foundation

Facts, images, and information on projects and activities organized by the foundation. In English and German.

Natal Sharks Board
South Africa

Service organisation that protects beach users in KwaZulu-Natal against shark attack and promotes international shark conservation and research.

Zoom Sharks - Enchanted Learning
United States

Features shark information sheets, printouts, classroom activities, shark dictionary, and more.

Shark Research Institute
United States

An international scientific organization dedicated to the conservation of sharks. Specializes in the study of whale sharks.

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