Environment

The truth about great white sharks in Nova Scotia

A new study dispels popular beliefs about how much the big-toothed predator is prowling near our shores.

By Kaija Jussinoja

On August 30, 1891, a 21-year-old sailor named John Roult was knocked overboard and “immediately seized” by a shark. The predator had been following the French fishing schooner Societe off the coast of Halifax...

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