Sharks possess distinct personalities like humans

Sharks possess distinct personalities like humans

Researchers from the Macquarie University observed the behaviour from the east coast of Australia and found that individual sharks had distinct and consistent responses when exposed to an unfamiliar environment and stress.

Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video

Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video

The video is actually a drone footage that was captured by Eco Abrolhos, an island tour company.  

New evidence suggests our limbs may have evolved from shark gills

New evidence suggests our limbs may have evolved from shark gills

The new genetic results support the century-old but widely discounted theory on the origin of limbs.

Climate change to destroy sharks' hunting ability

Climate change to destroy sharks' hunting ability

 Warmer waters and ocean acidification will have major detrimental effects on sharks' ability to meet their energy demands, says a new study.

300 million-year-old giant shark fossils found in US

 Even before the age of dinosaurs, massive relatives of the modern-day sharks ruled the waters of present-day Texas, reveals an analysis of fossils recovered recently from the region.

Watch: Video of world's largest sharks swimming with scientist goes viral

Watch: Video of world's largest sharks swimming with scientist goes viral

Have you ever seen a shark swimming along with humans? If not, here's a perfect treat for you.

Electrical ankle device can repel sharks effectively

Electrical ankle device can repel sharks effectively

An electrical device which can be attached to an ankle, surfboard or kayak is able to prevent more than 90 per cent of shark encounters, Australian scientists have found.

Australian beaches closed after shark-sighting

Australian beaches closed after shark-sighting

Beaches on Australia's New South Wales coast remained closed for the fifth day after sharks were sighted in Newcastle.

Now, $80 'Sharkbanz' wristband to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks

Now, $80 'Sharkbanz' wristband to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks

A new wristband has recently been developed that claims to fend off ocean's most feared predator sharks and is available for 80 dollars.

Sharks vulnerable to over-fishing

Certain shark species migrate much less than previously thought, making them vulnerable to over-fishing, says a study.

Jet Airways bans shipment of shark fins: HSI

Jet Airways bans shipment of shark fins: HSI

Jet Airways has banned shipment of shark fins, joining a growing number of major international carriers committed to protecting declining shark populations and marine ecosystems.

'Ancient fish pioneered penetrative sex'

Sexual intercourse was pioneered by a group of unsightly, long-extinct fish about 385 million years ago in Scotland, Australian scientists have reported.

Sharks have personalities too: Study

Sharks have personalities too: Study

A new study has revealed that sharks have personalities too, as some of them can be 'gregarious' and have strong social connections, whilst others are more solitary and prefer to remain inconspicuous.

Busting scuba diving myths

Busting scuba diving myths

Trained in scuba diving actress Anindita Nayar says you mustn’t fear the ocean

Anindita Nayar

The fear of scuba diving is often a byproduct of numerous myths floated around by amateurs. But here are a few reasons why you need not fear taking up this sport:

Why sharks 'appear to be math genius' revealed

Why sharks 'appear to be math genius' revealed

A new study has revealed that sharks possibly are more sensible than clever, which might make them appear like they are brilliant mathematicians.

West Australia scraps shark cull policy

West Australia scraps shark cull policy

The Western Australia government on Friday said it would abandon its controversial catch-and-kill shark policy after objections from the state's environmental agency, in a move welcomed by conservationists.

Sharks new threat to Google cables underseas

There is a new threat to Google fibre-optic cables at the ocean floor- Sharks.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

Sharks thrived in Arctic`s brackish water 50m years ago: Study

A recent study has found that the Arctic Ocean was very brackish and had reduced salinity back then, indicating that Sharks thrived some 50 million years ago.

New shark detecting technology alerts lifeguards

A new technology that can detect sharks and send alerts to lifeguards via smartphones is being developed in Australia.