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DeFINitely Hot: Dangerous waters? On the fatal shark incident off Waihi, New Zealand

After eight years, New Zealand has seen another tragic shark incident. Why we mustn't lose our minds.

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Enjoy Summer around Wildlife

Summer is here in the Southern Hemisphere and more people than ever flock to the water - as beachgoers, swimmers, paddleboarders or handlers of motorised vessels. A new, exciting infographic will provide you with some basics on how to have memorable but ethical encounters with marine life.

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The ABC (and D) of safe Wildlife Watching - An Infographic

Safe encounters with wild animals feel like rocket science? A new infographic may prevent you from being swallowed by a whale.

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Ask a Scientist: Why do we see so many human-whale incidents lately?

Another viral video showing an incident between a whale doing whale stuff and unlucky waterusers highlights how things can go wrong quickly. What's the deal?

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The Doctor’s in: PhDone - life after your doctoral journey

From 'The Doctor's  (not) in (yet) to 'The Doctor's in'. Well, because I've finished ;)

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PhDone

This week, I have successfully defended my thesis in marine wildlife tourism!

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DeFINitely Hot: Straight out of a novel – ‘Orcastrated‘ killer whale attacks

'Killer whales would never attack people in the wild' is a popular opinion. So why did Atlantic killer whales choose to swim against the stream?

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Ask a Scientist: What is risky whale behaviour?

Australia has seen two serious incidents between swim participants and humpback whales this month. Could this have been avoided? Why 'reading the signs' is important when we engage in close encounters with marine wildlife...

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