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Study Finds Diver Interaction Doesn’t Affect Sharks

A new study on Palmyra Atoll by scientists at UC Santa Barbara and Florida International University found that human interaction–or diving–with sharks does not have long-term impact on shark behavior. This means that regulated shark diving tourism doesn’t clash with shark conservation goals. The study used baited remote underwater video systems–cameras lowered to the ocean floor with a small amount

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