Max's Recommended Links
BigAnimals.com - By Amos Nachoum : (The photographer who's pictures are featured on this site.)
Animal attacks files- http://www.igorilla.com/gorilla/animal/
Shark Research Committee- Run by Ralph S. Collier
Ban Shark Feeding
This web site is presented by a group of divers and citizens who adamantly oppose the feeding of marine life.
The Basking Shark
Everything you wanted to know about the Basking Shark.
The Basking Shark Project
Extensive information about the Basking Shark.
Scientific information about the Carcharhinus Leucas.
Cetorhinus Maximus (Basking Shark)
Description, natural history and more about the Basking Shark.
Fiona's Shark Mania
All kinds of sharks here. If you like sharks this is the site for you.
International Shark Attack File
Statistics and information about shark attacks housed at the University of Florida.
The Natal Sharks Board (NSB)
A service organization protecting beach users in KwaZulu-Natal against shark attacks.
The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
Extensive information on the Pelagic Shark.
Noone knows for sure how many shark attacks take place annually. Find out how, why, when, and where sharks attack from your Scuba Guide.
Shark Attack from Nova Online
A series of companion web sites to the Nova TV series. Learn about sharks. Read about a shark's six sense, learn shark superlatives and explore different shark species.
It's not exactly like being on a shark dive, but it may be as close as you're going to get while you're sitting in front of your computer.
The Shark Foundation
Founded to actively support the protection and preservation of endangered shark species and their natural surroundings. Information and photos.
The Shark Research Institute
A non-profit, international, scientific organization dedicated to the conservation of sharks. The Institute conducts and sponsors research projects throughout the world.
Sharks: Myths and Realities
Sharks live in Hawaii's waters and though humans are not their natural prey, it's best to know basic ocean safety in the islands.
Scientific information on the Galeocerdo Cuvier.
Twenty Interesting Shark Facts
20 shark facts from your Scuba Guide.
University of Florida Shark Research Program
The Commercial Shark Fishery Observer Program, IUCN/SSC Shark Specialist Group, The International Shark Attack File, Trends in Worldwide Shark Attacks, and Shark References.
Whale Shark Research Group
A non-profit organization with the objective to closely monitor the behavior and migration of the Whale Shark.
Scientific information on the Carcharodon Carcharias.
The White Shark Research Institute
Non-profit organization dedicated to the research of the worlds greatest predator, and the preservation of its environment.
Other Shark Links - (not necessarily chosen by me)
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~bilsons/SHARKS.htm - "All About Sharks" is a SCUBA diver’s research on sharks. It provides shark stories, records, and accounts of shark attacks. The page also provides information on many different species of sharks. This is a great page for anyone who is fascinated by sharks.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/research/ -"The Shark Research Page" contains data from the commercial shark fishery observer, the IUCN/SSC shark specialist group, and international shark attack file. This page may be used by researchers and scientists, but is not difficult for the average "internet surfer" to read and enjoy. This page provides a lot of good information pertinent to Lemonick’s article. In addition, several species are highlighted with lots of information, and many web links are provided.
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/admin/alumni/sharks/home.html -The "Sharks-Information and Conservation Page" has a variety of information, including shark habits, physiology, and shark attack information. This page is written so an average reader will not have much difficulty understanding it. This page also has many fun features, which people of all ages will enjoy. Some of the articles highlight the information in Lemonick’s article, "Its Humans Not Sharks Who Are Natures Most Fearsome Predators," very well; the rest is just for fun.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/sharks/ -This is an informative and fun shark page. Younger readers who are exploring the world of sharks will find all sorts of educational activities on "Shark Safari" by National Geographic. Some of the information in Lemonick’s article for Time magazine can be seen first hand here. Particularly how the next generations are being educated about sharks.
http://users.bart.nl/~jkoetze/ - "Sharks predators of the deep" is jammed full of shark pictures, statistics, and other info. An interesting feature is the search program, that the page will do for shark related topics. This is a page that will be easy for the average "net surfer" to understand and enjoy. The author of this page, V.W.H. Koctze, will allow you to expand on the information in Lemonick’s article in any direction.
http://www.tornadotech.com/gwd/ -"The Great White Death" provides a quick look at sharks, and their attacks. There are several graphic photos of shark attack victims. If you can handle this you will learn about their attack behavior. However, this page is limited and will only tell you some of Lemonick’s findings. This page also provides several links and is easy for the average person to read.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/vertebrates/Doug/shark.html - This is an easy-to-read and understand page, written by a student of the California Academy of Sciences. Readers at or above a high school reading level will not have any difficulty with this page. This page highlights the main ideas of Lemonick’s article. Also, provided here are several other shark links worthy of exploration.
http://www.pelagic.org/ - "The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation" is a page with the purpose of heightening public awareness of shark conservation. To achieve its purpose, this page is written for the average reader. This page does not go over most of Lemonick’s studies; however, Lemonick’s conservation studies can be widely expanded upon in this page.
http://www.discovery.com/stories/nature/sharkweek/sharkweek.html- "Shark Week" of "Discovery Channel Online" is written for shark enthusiasts. Many of these activities are written with the younger reader in mind. This page tries to answer everyone’s questions about these creatures. In particular, this article highlights Lemonick’s theme of educating the next generation. An interesting feature in this page allows you to type questions in and has them answered.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sharks/ -Although "Nova Online Adventure" is from a reliable source like Nova, it only shows a broad view of sharks. This is a good page for a person without much scientific knowledge to go through and pick up some information. This will touch on all of Lemonick’s themes but not expand upon them.
http://web.ix.net.au/~bilsons/ -Although "The Shark Page" of "Stephen Bilson’s Main Scuba Site" is currently under construction, this page will have lots of information on sharks, including specific information on over twenty species of sharks. However, this page is more of a shark enthusiast page for the average internet surfer, and will not cover in much depth Lemonick’s findings.
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~diveedu/sharks.html - This is a very informative shark page. Almost all of Lemonick’s findings are highlighted here. This page is written for people with considerable knowledge of science, but is not difficult to read. Some interesting features include shark studies of particular species, and a divers log of shark research.
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