How government can help us avoid shark “attacks”
I offer three examples from the social science side, as a doctoral researcher studying the “politics of shark attacks” in Australia, South Africa and the United States. I have reviewed how people feel ... However, since many of us (including me ...
Attack of the Shark Lobby
According to the ISAF's Web site, "Actual numbers of shark attacks certainly are going up each year," though the per capita rate hasn't changed. The ISAF's "2000 Shark Attack Summary" reports ... poor eyesight and mistake us for easier, tastier prey.
Shark-Attack Deaths Highest in 19 Years—Travel Trends to Blame?
"It seems to me that the declines we've seen in the U.S., and particularly in Florida—which is the engine that fires up U.S. shark-attack ... and many of them were probably coming to the tropics for the first time in their lives," he said. "People ...
WATCH: Ten-Foot Hammerhead Shark Swims Among Beachgoers
The Sunshine State is home to what is known as the "Shark-bite capital of the world," where approximately 25 people are bitten each year, New Smyrna Beach ... Found on the other side of the United States, White sharks commonly inhabit the West coast ...
Shark Attacks: What Are the Odds?
Your chances of being attacked by a shark are just one in 11.5 million, according to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File. On average, there are about 65 shark attacks worldwide each ... year in the U.S., sharks injured just 13 ...