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What did we do in 2013??

  After working abroad we returned to the Netherlands, and discovered that the number of Dutch Sharks is increasing. And so are the ‘shark myths’: […]

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Meet Dorien!

From January 1st, 2014, our team will be joined by Dorien Schröder. Dorien has experience in shark research and education, and we are happy to […]

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Designing a New Submarine? Look at Stingrays!

Many of us have the privilege of watching stingrays moving: maybe on television or actually in the water during a dive (and if you have […]

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About crocodiles and sharks – who gets the blame?

A few years ago, on a dive boat on the North Sea, one of our fellow divers, who is also an avid recreational angler, told […]

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Why shark riding is NEVER a good idea

The late Steve Irwin inspired the thinking that to understand wild animals you had to get up-close and personal. But the rule of the sea […]

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A decade of shark conservation

During the meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association in Plymouth end of last monh, scientist Sarah Fowler presented a fascinating lecture on more than three […]

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It’s in your eyes!

A  shark has different eyes than a human: they are on different sides of the head, creating a 360-degree field of vision, with two blind spots […]

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The Greenland shark – world’s oldest?

Very limited research has shown that the Greenland shark grows by about 0.5 to 1 cm per year. A shark that was captured and tagged […]

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The European Elasmobranch Association in Plymouth

The European Elasmobranch Association (EEA) was established in 1996 as a non-profit share-holding organisation for co-ordinating the activities of national European organisations dedicated to the […]

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School presentation the Hague: many questions answered!

We love telling people about sharks and we are in the process of preparing a series of lectures in the first quarter of 2014. And […]

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