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Shark Week is once again making things up

Vox - 10 Aug 2014
As zoologist Michelle Wciesel points out at Southern Fried Science, the "submarine shark" in South Africa was an urban legend started by journalists in the 1970s who were trying to fool a gullible public. But the Discovery Channel didn't debunk the ...
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THE REEL: A shark tale with a twist

Daily Nation - 12 Oct 2018
This movie's shark seems to want to eat all the time, and its favourite meal seems to be people. How can a prehistoric shark not having come into contact with people before learn to differentiate people from whales, ships or submarines? It was just ...
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Going deep: Triton Subs diving to ocean's depths

TCPalm - 18 Oct 2018
The submarine manufacturer announced last week a collaboration between investor and explorer Victor Vescovo of Caladan Oceanic, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions. The Five Deeps Expedition will be captured by documentary film makers working ...
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My advice? Don't wait for a cancer diagnosis to swim with a shark

The Guardian - 28 Sep 2018
My advice: don't wait for a cancer diagnosis to swim with a whale shark! There is nothing like sticking your head underwater and seeing one of these massive creatures looming out of the depths like a nuclear submarine (albeit a whimsically spotted ...
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Why hundreds of great white sharks congregate in an ocean 'cafe'

ABC News - 23 Sep 2018
"We were able to pick up from the ocean these small tags loaded with high resolution data that will help reveal why the white sharks visit this oceanic ecosystem and their unique behaviors while here." The researchers recovered ten tags released from ...
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Saving kayaking in Raja Ampat

Geographical - 02 Oct 2018
In addition to kayaking, most liveaboard expeditions give passengers the opportunity to explore Raja Ampat's submarine realm, an underwater world to rival its terrestrial counterpart. ...
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Blue Planet II: The moment giant sharks attack crew submarine

BBC News - 06 Nov 2017
At a depth of 750 metres, a Blue Planet II submarine was shoved by some enormous sixgill sharks. The team were tracking a dead sperm whale that had floated onto the Atlantic Ocean seabed. You can watch Blue Planet II on Sundays at 20:00 GMT on BBC ...
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Film Review: “The Meg” Doesn't Bite

The Sentinel - 24 Sep 2018
Shark films are a hit or miss. They can be a big risk for studios but have proven, at times, to be well worth the investment. Already a popular novel series, “The Meg” appeared to have all the makings of the former – but it really blew its competition ...
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Discovery and Science Channel to Premiere New Series DEEP PLANET

Broadway World - 09 Oct 2018
After three years of intensive efforts from some of the world's leading oceanographers, submarine engineers, and scientists, the Five Deeps Expedition is launching as the first global ocean journey to send a manned submersible vessel farther and deeper ...
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Rowing: It's actually quite good

The Roar - 18 Oct 2018
Or like that bit in Jaws when they put three harpoons in the great shark and it tows the barrels and we chase them, and there's jaunty music and laughter. And so, two teams of eight ...
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Watch intense footage as sharks attack 'enemy' submarine

CNET - 04 Nov 2017
It seemed clear the sharks weren't being friendly toward each other during their feast, and this metal interloper didn't fare any better. The astonishing footage shows the sharks' shock as they smack into the glass windows of the submarine and have ...

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