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Sharks: How a cull could ruin an ecosystem

An Australian summer rarely passes without another chilling headline about a shark attack. And while the first response to the now seemingly regular attacks is to call for a cull, killing them is not the answer.

dateMay 08, 2017 in Ecology
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Global shark attacks drop to recent average in 2016

After 2015's record-busting 98 shark attacks, calmer waters prevailed in 2016. The University of Florida's International Shark Attack File reported 81 unprovoked attacks worldwide, in line with the five-year average of about ...

dateJan 25, 2017 in Ecology
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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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