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October 5, 2014: Climbing Into Volcanoes, Swimming the Seven Seas and More

This week on National Geographic Weekend radio, join host Boyd Matson and his guests as they climb into volcanos to look for bacteria, invent environmentally and academically friendly ways to make tea, create the largest marine reserves in the world, make tiny soft robots, swim the seven seas, survive an avalanche, eat ice cream in the name of conservation, and swim with Great white sharks.

Hammerhead Shark Photos From “Exhilarating” Dive

I just returned from an incredible trip scuba diving with great hammerhead sharks. This was one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life. While underwater I was amazed by these awesome predators. I was able to capture a series of photos (both during day and night) of these mysterious creatures.   As you look…

Geography in the News: The Great White Shark’s Habitats

Many secretly fear the presence of one of the fastest and most dangerous fish in the ocean—the great white shark—the largest predatory fish in the world. The 1975 Steven Spielberg film “Jaws,” starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dryfuss, did a great deal to strike the fear of great white sharks in the general public. Now Ocearch Global Shark Tracker is helping followers keep track of Mary Lee, a 3,546-pound white shark swimming off Long Island.

Sky Sharks: Pictures of Super-Predators Snatching Prey From the Air

What one-ton fish armed with rows of dagger-like teeth can rocket ten feet out of the ocean in pursuit of its prey? None other than the great white shark, a super predator that has honed its killing skills over hundreds of millions of years. Husband-and-wife photography team Chris and Monique Fallows share their pictures, experiences, and insights collected over many years of following sharks and other predators in Africa.

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