Tag Archives: Sharks

Shark Ambassadors seek to improve beach awareness — WCAI

Shark sightings on the Outer Cape have been keeping beachgoers on edge in recent weeks. To help people better understand what’s out there, and how to swim safely, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has created a new program, putting what they call “Shark Ambassadors” out on beaches.  Standing at the top of the stairs at Lighthouse Beach in Chatham is sha... Read More

Community Offers input for Summer Shark Safety

07 February 2019 - WELLFLEET, MA - The public offered their input at a shark safety forum recently held by members of the local surfing community. Public safety officials continue to rely on public dialogue and discourse when implementing shark safety strategies.   https://vimeo.com/315939028... Read More

Statement from Cape Cod Chamber regarding Shark Attacks

We are extremely saddened by the news of the death of the swimmer today, and extend our sympathies and expressions of support to the family. While details are just now unfolding that can tell us more, we want to note that shark/human interactions are still extremely rare.  The University of Florida data shows that in 2017, 88 people reported unprovoked contact with sharks,... Read More