Saturday, April 28, 2012

Mounting Evidence Suggests Sharks Are In Serious Trouble

Mounting Evidence Suggests Sharks Are In Serious Trouble:
Can you imagine oceans without sharks? We may soon have to, as new research suggests may already be 90% of the way there.
Studying shark populations can be tricky. As David Shiffman explains well , while there are a number of methods that can be used to study shark populations, quantifying just how far their numbers have fallen can be difficult. However, recent research out of the University of Hawaii suggests that the presence of humans has a severe and strong negative impact on sharks, driving down numbers by over 90%.
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