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Shark Science Monday: Richard Ellis discusses a new “sharks in popular culture” museum exhibit

marine science, Natural Science, Science, Shark Science Monday, sharksJanuary 3, 2011

In the latest edition of Shark Science Monday, Richard Ellis of the American Museum of Natural History discusses a new “sharks in popular culture” exhibit that he’s designing for an art museum in Florida.   If you have a question for Richard, please leave it as a comment below. ~WhySharksMatter

Shark Science Monday: Sally Whatmough discusses SCUBA diver attitudes towards sharks

marine science, Natural Science, Science, Shark Science Monday, sharksNovember 15, 2010

In this edition of Shark Science Monday, James Cook University researcher Sally Whatmough discusses using content analysis of magazines to track how SCUBA diver attitudes towards sharks have changed over the last fifty years. If you have a question for Sally, leave it in the comments below. ~WhySharksmatter

Shark Science Monday: Lisa-Marie LeClerc discusses the feeding habits of the Greenland Shark

ecology, marine science, Natural Science, Science, Shark Science Monday, sharksOctober 25, 2010

In this week’s Shark Science Monday, University of Tromsø Norwegian Polar Institute researcher Lisa-Marie LeClerc discusses her research on the feeding habits of the Greenland Shark. As always, feel free to ask questions of our interview subject in the comments below. ~WhySharksMatt

Shark Science Monday: Michelle Heupel discusses the need for lethal shark research

biology, Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, Shark Science Monday, sharksOctober 4, 2010

Last spring, we held an ethical debate focusing on a paper called “Science or Slaughter”. The authors claimed that sometimes it is necessary to kill sharks to answer important scientific questions. One of the authors agreed to be interviewed for Shark Science Monday. Enjoy! As always, feel free to ask questions of the interview subject […]

Shark Science Monday: Eric Clua discusses the economics of shark feeding tourism

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, Science, Shark Science Monday, sharksSeptember 28, 2010

Continuing the discussion about shark feeding dives started last week by Aleks Maljkovic, Eric Clua discusses the economics of this practice and concludes that a living shark can be worth much more than a dead shark. If you have any questions for me or the subject of this week’s interview, please leave them as comments […]

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