I Want to Swim with Whale Sharks

Shark biologist and freediver Ocean Ramsey swimmings with whale sharks in the Philippines to document migrating populations. According to Ramsey, whale shark populations are at an all-time low due to finning, fishing by catch, entanglement, speedboat prop crashes, and death by ingestion of floating debris. Read more:

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Underwater explosions in extreme slow-mo are like something from outer space

Sticking a tiny firework into a fishing tank and watching it go off is, on the surface, a fairly unimpressive sight but when you watch the thing burst apart at 120,000 frames per second it’s a whole different story. SEE ALSO: Flinging a hammer at a mirror in extreme slow motion has unexpected results For […]

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Obama highlights climate change on final presidential trip-up to Asia

President Barack Obama and Marine National Monuments Superintendent Matt Brown visit Turtle Beach during a tour of Midway Atoll, Sept. 1, 2016. Image: AP Photo/ Carolyn Kaster President Barack Obama traveled to the remote, sun-scorched Midway Atoll on Thursday to highlight the threats that climate change and human activities pose to fragile ecosystems like the […]

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Study Confirms Shark Is On The Menu For Alligators, And Vice Versa

In a week that has already revealed an extinct giant dinosaur-eating frog, scientists have confirmed that alligators’ diets are much more interesting than we thought. It turns out the animals are not averse to dining out on a spot of shark. The study, carried out by James Nifong of Kansas State University, looked at the […]

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Leviathan II whale-watching tragedy caused by breaking wave – BBC News

Image caption Clockwise from left: David Thomas and son Stephen, Katie Taylor, Jack Slater and Nigel Hooker died in the incident The crew of a whale-watching boat tried and failed to avoid a large breaking wave that sank the vessel, killing six off the Canadian coast. Five Britons were among those who died when the […]

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Skydiver to jump from plane without a parachute on live TV

Fox network will broadcast live Saturday night as Luke Aikins aims to land in a 20-story high net in California without crashing through or bouncing out Hes made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the worlds most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for Ironman 3. But the plunge Luke Aikins knows hell […]

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