Great White Sharks

Luhan Meyer horses around with Brutus, an eight-foot-long shark the Port Alberni youth made with recyclable materials from home. The shark’s teeth are made of plastic picnic forks. A lot of them. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Shark ‘discovered’ in Sproat Lake

Alberni youth’s fascination with sharks led to home-based science project


FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, the fin of a great white shark is seen swimming a past research boat in the waters off Gansbaai, South Africa. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)

Haddish, Shatner, Paisley join Discovery’s ‘Shark Week’

Celebrities take part in 45 hours of programming to sink your teeth into


Meaghen McCord cradles a smoothhound shark (Mustelus mustelus). McCord achieved a Masters Degree in Fisheries Science, where she specialized in the stock assessment and fishery management of commercially fished sharks in South Africa. (Submitted photo)

B.C. marine ecologist wants Canada to sink its teeth into shark protection

Gulf Islands scientist says top predator under shocking threat from human behaviour