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Scientists Seek Better Understanding of Threats Faced by Sharks

With many shark species endangered or threatened as a result of pollution and other problems, scientists are getting a shark’s-eye view of their environment to better understand the dangers they face. A University of Hawaii research site on Coconut Island, minutes by motorboat from the shore of Oahu, is a good place to observe sharks, since they’re native to local waters. Some are kept in a sheltered bay for study. Carl Meyer does research on "when sharks are feeding and hopefully...

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