Voters in a Massachusetts town have narrowly rejected a proposal to spend $100,000 on a shark barrier at a beach where children take swimming lessons. The Cape Cod Times reports that Chatham town meeting voters on Tuesday rejected the article 113-112. Selectman Jeffrey Dykens made the proposal. The money would have paid for a feasibility study, and if determined advisable, … [Read more...] about Chatham, Mass. Rejects Spending Money On a Shark Barrier
By Associated Press | PUBLISHED: February 24, 2019 at 12:35 pm | UPDATED: February 24, 2019 at 12:50 pm By PHILIP MARCELO BOSTON — Unease is growing among surfers, fishermen and residents of touristy Cape Cod that officials are responding far too slowly after last summer’s shark attacks, which included the nation’s lone human fatality of 2018. A … [Read more...] about After fatal shark attack, some complain of slow response
BOSTON (AP) — Unease is growing among surfers, fishermen and residents of touristy Cape Cod that officials are responding far too slowly after last summer’s shark attacks, which included the nation’s lone human fatality of 2018. A long-awaited study looking at seal culling, shark barriers and other strategies is expected to launch soon, but the exhaustive … [Read more...] about Some On Cape Cod Fear Officials Responding Too Slowly After Deadly Shark Attack
TRURO (CBS) – What if we could find a shark repellent that works as well as bug spray? This month’s shark attack in Truro has swimmers and scientists alike asking that question. Dr. Craig O’Connell, who spent years researching different types of shark repellents at UMass Dartmouth, thinks he’s come up with a promising lead: magnets. “These … [Read more...] about Could A Magnet Keep Great White Sharks Away From Our Beaches?
BOSTON (CBS) – An underwater photographer had an unforgettable encounter with a great white shark off the coast of Massachusetts. Keith Ellenbogen said his close brush with a 16-foot shark happened a few days ago in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 25 miles away from Boston. Ellenbogen says he was filming a humpback whale while freediving with no protective … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Great White Shark Swims Within Inches Of Underwater Photographer