A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species.
For much of Wednesday, a small group of volunteers and researchers walked in and out of the surf testing a new form of surveillance on the biggest killer of beach swimmers - rip currents.
A great white shark bit a long-distance swimmer in California as it was being reeled in by a fisherman Saturday.
Federal and state officials are clashing over standards for warning the public about water contamination at the nation's beaches.
It's the simple device that could help the Australian Swim Team reach for more gold - and it was developed right here in Brisbane.
Sanitary-minded pool-goers who preach "no peeing in the pool," despite ordinary and Olympic swimmers admitting to the practice, now have scientific evidence to back up their concern. Researchers are reporting that when mixed, ...
The dangers of shark attacks are no secret for Georges, who as a kid was repeatedly warned to beware of the large predators lurking in the tropical waters off his native Reunion island.
(Phys.org) —A robotic sensor placed in Puget Sound searches for signs of toxic algae and bacteria that contaminate seafood. A successful test run of the Stanford-affiliated project could lead to a network of robots patrolling ...