A Call for a Cull

On Jan.21, 2017, the French island of Reunion lost another life to a shark attack; Alexander Nussance. This was the eighth death in the area out of 20 shark attacks off of the island since 2011. Pro-surfer Jeremy Flores posted a tribute to the young bodyboarder and Kelly Slater, arguably the most famous surfer alive, […]

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Stranded

Sadly this weekend a great white became stranded on Nauset Beach, in my hometown in Orleans. Although a passerby found the 12-foot-long creature in distress, by the time Greg Skomal and members of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy arrived the creature had died. Last year, three sharks became beached. As reported by the Cape Cod Times: […]

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Apex predators, just off shore

I’ve always had a certain respect for the ocean. Growing up on the Cape I’ve always lived within minutes from the ocean. I’ve seen how the tides have shaped the shores, sandbars moving up and down the coast, and beaches being lost to erosion. Along with the shores, species have come and gone. With more […]

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