Encounters of the Great White Shark and Caged Humans in New Zealand

Encounters of the Great White Shark and Caged Humans in New Zealand By guest blogger and fellow shark anthropologist Dr. Raj Sekhar Aich Department of Anthropology, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Images of a malevolent monster haunt our aquatic imagination and abyssal unconscious! … Read more about Encounters of the Great White Shark and Caged Humans in New Zealand

“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