sharks

Which Shark Species are You?

Sharks have an undeserved bad reputation. Take our quiz to find out which shark channels your inner self and learn more about these amazing wild animals! Want to learn more …

White tip shark in water.

Native Hawaiian Cultural Practices are Vital to Protecting the Native Species and Ecosystems of Hawai‘i Nei

This blog is co-authored by Moana Bjur, Executive Director for the National Wildlife Federation’s Hawai’i affiliate, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, as well as Mike Nakachi and Kaikea Nakachi from the …

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5 Shark Facts I’ve Learned From Kids

As summer rolls around, sharks are naturally on everyone’s mind. To learn more about these vital predators, we talked with photographer George Probst. He has been photographing and observing great …

Not So Scary After All: Shark Facts You Might Not Know

Sharks may look scary with their many teeth and pointed finsーmuch of the human panic around sharks stems from the fear that the film Jaws originally stoked decades ago. But …

Not So Scary After All: Shark Facts You Might Not…

It’s Shark Week! Discovery Channel’s annual summer ritual taps into our fascination with these marine predators. That fascination is largely based on the fear of sharks that the film Jaws …

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Under the Sea: Marine Wildlife on the Big Screen

From 1975’s Jaws to 2018’s Aquaman–the reigning #1 movie in the U.S.–our nation’s oceans and coasts have served as settings for incredible moments in American cinema. Grab some popcorn and …

Education: Key Strategy for Shark Species Success

A study done by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, published in early 2014, found that 25% of sharks and rays are threatened with extinction according to IUCN ( International Union …

Biodiversity, Sharks and Healthy Oceans

April is Earth month – a time to reflect on our relationship with the planet and take a deeper dive into how Earth’s systems are handling rapid change. Eco-Schools USA is proud to share …

Ten Remarkable California Wildlife Moments in 2015

As the California Director of the National Wildlife Federation, I have the best job in the world. While overseeing the organization’s conservation work in the Golden State, I continually witness …

5 Fascinating Facts from Ranger Rick: Shark Week Edition

It’s that fun time of the year again – Shark Week! It also happens that Ranger Rick magazine dedicated a feature in the June/July issue to teaching us about these …

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