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Nick Carroll: We Know About the Sharks, What About the People?

Nick Carroll: We Know About the Sharks, What About the People?

A UTS research project aims to find out how people — not sharks — on the North Coast have changed their behaviour since 2015’s nightmare

11 9 Oct 2019
Nick Carroll: Great Whites and the New Normal

Nick Carroll: Great Whites and the New Normal

Yibbida Yibbida

7 21 Aug 2019
Bondi Beach Closed As Big Shark Stalks Surfers

Bondi Beach Closed As Big Shark Stalks Surfers

At least one shark was stalking the Bondi lineup today.

18 15 Nov 2018
Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Sharks and You One Year On – What's Changed? Part I

Sharks and You One Year On – What's Changed? Part I

CW survey results are in

4 21 Sep 2017
Nick Carroll On: Sharks Are Back In The News & Where Are The Dead Whales?

Nick Carroll On: Sharks Are Back In The News & Where Are The Dead Whales?

What’s your attitude to the question of the great white?

28 10 Sep 2017
Think You Know Sharks? The DPI Wants To Know What You Got

Think You Know Sharks? The DPI Wants To Know What You Got

The chance of a lifetime!

16 31 May 2017
Ballina Drone Footage Captures Shark Vs. Surfer Close Encounter

Ballina Drone Footage Captures Shark Vs. Surfer Close Encounter

How does this make you feel?

39 24 Feb 2017
All Your Questions About NSW Shark Net Trials & Installation Answered

All Your Questions About NSW Shark Net Trials & Installation Answered

The NSW Department of Primary Industries FAQs

4 30 Oct 2016
Ballina Shark Meshing Trial Now Clear To Proceed

Ballina Shark Meshing Trial Now Clear To Proceed

Shark Mitigation Strategy goes to public vote

2 28 Oct 2016
One Shark Attack & 2 Shark Encounters In One Day In NSW

One Shark Attack & 2 Shark Encounters In One Day In NSW

Just three weeks after last incident at Ballina

66 24 Oct 2016
Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

74 21 Oct 2016
Shark Nets Or Not? Have Your Say Right Here

Shark Nets Or Not? Have Your Say Right Here

We want to know exactly what you think

87 12 Oct 2016
UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

23 20 Sep 2016
Shark Attack At Yallingup WA

Shark Attack At Yallingup WA

Near fatal attack on surfer

3 6 Sep 2016
WA Shark Attack: Victim Passes Away

WA Shark Attack: Victim Passes Away

The second attack in the area in under a year

31 May 2016
Surfer Attacked By Shark At Bombo, NSW

Surfer Attacked By Shark At Bombo, NSW

Man in serious condition

30 Mar 2016
Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

Nicole McLachlan's Hunger Strike To Save Us & The Sharks

“Trying to govern ungovernable events distracts us from real shark bite prevention.”

5 7 Feb 2016
Sharks: They Breed'em Big In WA

Sharks: They Breed'em Big In WA

Fishermen pose with their catch

10 15 Jan 2016
Shark Attack In Queensland

Shark Attack In Queensland

A number of beaches close due to sightings this week

31 Dec 2015
Video: Kelly Slater Does Air, Shark Copies

Video: Kelly Slater Does Air, Shark Copies

Slater and Shark in one video

3 24 Dec 2015
Latest News

Russell Bierke Stays Employed With O'Neill

The South Coast NSW core-lord re-signs, keeps charging

14 Jul 2020
Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

7 11 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

11 Jul 2020
Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

1 10 Jul 2020
West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

8 8 Jul 2020
Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

7 Jul 2020
Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

1 6 Jul 2020
When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

2 6 Jul 2020
 Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

1 4 Jul 2020
Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

1 Jul 2020
Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

30 Jun 2020
Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

2 29 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

7 29 Jun 2020
"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

25 Jun 2020
Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

5 25 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

3 24 Jun 2020
Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

23 Jun 2020
One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

3 23 Jun 2020
Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

6 22 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

6 21 Jun 2020
The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

19 Jun 2020
Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

18 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

27 13 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

14 8 Jun 2020
Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

3 8 Jun 2020
Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

10 7 Jun 2020
An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

3 6 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

3 4 Jun 2020
A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

2 Jun 2020
Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

1 Jun 2020
What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

1 Jun 2020
Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

3 30 May 2020
Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

8 29 May 2020
What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

28 May 2020
Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

1 27 May 2020
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