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Northeast shark sightings are on the rise. Climate change plays a part

There aren’t necessarily more sharks in the water than before—they’re just migrating, thanks to warmer ocean temperatures, to exactly where we are.

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‘Extinction crisis’ of sharks and rays to have devastating effect on other species, study finds

Almost two-thirds of sharks and rays that live around the world’s coral reefs are threatened with extinction with potentially dire knock-on effects for ecosystems and coastal communities, according to new research.

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Symbiotic relationships with fish decline because many sharks are dying

The decline of shark populations in the global ocean could limit symbiotic interactions, consequently placing more pressure on already highly targeted and vulnerable species.

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Great white shark encounters are increasing due to climate change

The odds of a great white shark encounter are increasing. Scientists say that rising water temperatures due to climate change are allowing juvenile sharks to expand their territory.

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Long Island seeing more sharks; experts say it’s a good sign

More sharks are being spotted in the waters off Long Island, a trend that is likely to continue — and experts say that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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Climate change is about to change everything we knew about tiger sharks

Globally, marine animal distributions are shifting in response to a changing climate.

Behind the science: Do we know how many shark species are at risk?

Behind the science: Do we know how many shark species are at risk?

A troubling report finds that one third of sharks are threatened with extinction. How did the team perform this analysis during the pandemic?
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