Theresa Bella

Theresa Bella has written 2 posts for oceanbites

Maui: The Tiger Shark’s Paradise

Article Habitat geography around Hawaii’s oceanic islands influences tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) spatial behavior and shark bite risk at ocean recreation sites. (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-23006-0. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-23006-0 Background The U.S. state of Hawaii is an archipelago of eight major islands, of which Maui is one of the major islands, also considered the second most populated. The island […]

The geographic bias in the media reporting of predator-human interactions around the world and its impact on conservation actions

Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my! Read on to read about how reporting influences our perception of human-predator interactions, and resulting conservation efforts. Theresa BellaI am a brazilian fishing engineer graduated at Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE). I am very passionate about marine life in general, especially marine megafauna. My interests focus on […]

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