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Record 98 shark attacks worldwide in 2015

A record of 98 shark attacks took place worldwide last year, the highest number ever recorded, a US university said Tuesday, citing warmer waters and more beachgoers as possible explanations.

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Ecology
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Need for reliable data on sharks

It is a fact – there have been 25 shark attacks in the past eight months in Australia, compared with 23 in all of 2014. However, scientists dispute this nominal increase is cause for a shark cull in northern NSW.

dateSep 15, 2015 in Ecology
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