UK Sharks

New Species Of Mega Shark Unearthed In Coastal Waters

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Tech

If you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you might want to reconsider. Remains of a new species of mega shark, related to the 60 foot Mega...

Shark Dies After Group Pull Creature From Sea For 'Selfies'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

A blue shark has died after being pulled out of the water so tourists and lifeguards could take pictures with it. In a video reportedly taken near the...

British Lecturer Killed By Great White Shark 'Bigger Than A Boat' While Diving

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

A British woman has been killed by a great white shark which was reportedly “bigger than a boat” while diving off the coast of Australia. Doreen C...

You Can Now Sleep Over In A Shark Aquarium

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just when we thought life couldn't get any more exciting, Airbnb went and launched a competition offering the chance to sleep - yes, sleep - in a shar...

Travel Eye: The Best Diving in Indonesia? These Top the List...

Karen Edwards | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Located in what scientists call 'the coral triangle', Indonesia is surrounded by some of the planet's richest marine life. It is estimated 51,090sqkm of the country's surrounding water is made up of coral reef, an area home to everything from sharks and rays to Pygmy seahorses. So where do you find the most beautiful and biodiverse dive sites?

Horrific Video Shows Man Pull Shark From Sea Just To Pose For Photographs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

A man in has been filmed violently pulling a shark from the sea so he could pose for photographs. The unidentified male was filmed tugging on the a...

Travel Eye: Fiji's Best Dive Sites

Karen Edwards | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Thousands of Banner and Titan Trigger fish, Fusiliers and Moorish Idols dart around, their features all smudging together like watercolour on canvas. Oranges, yellows, blacks and blues - this underwater world is teeming with life. I'm mesmerised.

Sharks in Australia

Steve Backshall | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Steve Backshall

Doing what I do for a living, I spend my waking hours weighing up the potential of misadventure against the likelihood, the steps you need to take to minimize danger against the worst possible outcome. The risk of shark attack in Australia is tiny, but the potential effects are catastrophic, and so I cannot in good faith just tell my Aussie supporters to carry on swimming anytime, anywhere.

The Five Worst Charity Names

Stuart Laws | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Stuart Laws

A disclaimer here, which is, I hope obvious, but should be clarified. I'm not criticising the work of these charities, or the people that work for them, they're doing good work (I assume) and they're good people (I assume).

Swimming With Sharks - Who Wants to Join Me?

Catherine Capon | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Catherine Capon

Photographs by Joe Platko Before this year, I had never (knowingly) shared the water with a shark. In fact, I will admit that I was one of those peop...

Biggest Great White Shark Ever Caught On Camera Dwarfs Divers In Astonishing Video

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK

This is the moment that a group of film makers came face to face with the biggest Great White shark ever caught on camera. The 20ft shark - named ...

This Man Was Attacked By A Shark And It Saved His Life

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

A man's life has been saved by a shark that attacked him during a family trip to California. Eugene Finney was visiting Huntington Beach when the ...

Spearfisher 'Swallowed Whole By 16ft Great White Shark'

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK

An inquest has heard how a teacher was virtually swallowed whole by a great white shark. Sam Kellett was spearfishing off the coast of Adelaide in...

Kayaker Pummels Shark With Paddle And Proudly Claims 'I Just Kicked A Hammerhead's Ass'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

A man has has fought off a hammerhead shark using only his kayak paddle, off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. Mark McCracken filmed the 15 m...

This Year More People Have Been Killed By Selfies Than Sharks

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Tech

The latest selfie fatality saw a 66-year-old Japanese tourist die after after falling down stairs while attempting to take a photo at the Taj Mahal. ...

Heroic Beachgoers Frantically Attempt To Rescue 2,000lbs Great White Shark

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

Dozens of beachgoers have come together to attempt to save a 14-ft great white shark after it found itself washed up onto the sand at Cape Cod, Massac...

The Sheer Size Of This Great White Shark Just Blew This Anchor Away

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

Two Australian TV hosts have been stunned into silence live on air after a segment revealed an enormous great white shark being captured on camera eru...

The Benidorm 'Shark Attack' Has Got The Media All Confused

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

It wouldn't be British summer without at least one shark attack story that's a little too close to home. While the Cornish coastline is normally un...

Australian Surfer Left With Shark Tooth Embedded In Leg After Another Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

An Australian surfer has managed to fight off a shark that attacked him in New South Wales. Craig Ison suffered serious leg and arm injuries when h...

British Sharks in Troubled Waters

Steve Backshall | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK
Steve Backshall

We need to act to stop uncontrolled shark fishing now; adopting effective management before crisis recovery plans are needed. The high seas can no longer be an out of sight out of mind wild frontier where anything goes. We could lose sharks from our seas within my lifetime, and that simply must not happen. Lose the sharks, the mighty, mysterious lords of the deep, and our planet's oceans would be infinitely poorer places.

Shocking Video Shows Shark Attack On Surfing Champion Mick Fanning

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A champion surfer has escaped unharmed after he was attacked by a shark on live television during the final of the J-Bay open competition in South Afr...

Fifty Shades Of Shark! Incredible Footage Sees Creatures Swarming in SUSSEX

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Incredible scenes have been caught on camera showing a rare species of shark make their home near West Sussex, England. The smooth-hounds' fins ca...

Heroic Beachgoers Save Stranded Great White Shark

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Here's a great white shark tale with a twist... One of the magnificent creatures found itself helplessly beached in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Mo...

Paddleboarders Surrounded By Great Whites And Yet Somehow Find It Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

A pair of paddleboarders on Sunset Beach in Orange County, Southern California have captured the terrifying moment they were surrounded by great white...

Screaming Diver Films Great White Shark Attacking Her Cage

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

The terrifying moment a ferocious great white shark attacked a cage containing a diver has been caught on camera. Screams of fear can be heard fro...