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Egyptian Resort Tries to Recover From Shark Attacks

It is now safe to go back in the water. Or at least that's what the governor of South Sinai, Mohamed Shosha, told reporters at the Egyptian beach resort of...

Killer Cuisine.

The first time I tasted shark-fin soup was at a business dinner a few weeks after I had moved to Hong Kong. Once favored by Chinese Emperors for its rarity,...

Shark-Fin Soup and the Conservation Challenge

The first time I tried shark-fin soup was at Time Warner's annual dinner in Hong Kong, a few weeks after I had moved to the city. A server came to our table with...

Shark Week

Shark! There are few words that have such attention-grabbing power, especially during summer months. Discovery Channel's decision to dedicate an entire week of...

Sharks Rampage in Australia

Swimmers at Australian beaches are usually reassured by statistics that indicate they are more likely to be struck by lightning than chomped by a shark. But...

Beat 11 Summer Health Hazards

Ah summer! Who doesn’t love long days of backyard barbecues and walks on the beach? If you’re like us, you don’t want to spend even one of those days either sick...

Evolution, What Were You Thinking?

Biologists tend to talk about evolution as the ultimate designer, perfecting the design of animals and plants over millions of years to be perfectly tuned to...