The Shark Callers of Papua New Guinea

    by Patrick Nason For the past six months I have been living with Shark Callers on the tropical island of New Ireland, five hundred miles east of mainland Papua New Guinea.  My home in Tembin village rests on the volcanic shores of the Bismarck Sea, the site of Dennis … Read more about The Shark Callers of Papua New Guinea

Report from Western Australia on the Shark Cull – Part 2/3

This is the Second of a Three-part Field Report on the Shark Cull in Western Australia  PART TWO:    VAGABONDING While I prefer to travel light and plan little, I do think it’s a good idea to arrange at least one night of lodging to rest up after a transcontinental flight. Stepping off the bus in … Read more about Report from Western Australia on the Shark Cull – Part 2/3

“Sharks” or “The Shark”: The Language of Conservation

When we shark aficionados talk about our undersea compatriots, those often-misunderstood creatures below the waves, do we refer to them as “sharks” or “the shark”?  What’s the difference between the collective and the singular when it comes to their conservation?  Over the years I have talked to … Read more about “Sharks” or “The Shark”: The Language of Conservation