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Warmer seas will not lure great white sharks to UK, experts say

Scientists dismiss likelihood of species arriving in Britain but bluefin tuna are on the rise — Britain’s westerly waters are experiencing a bumper season for sightings of bluefin tuna, while visitors to Cornwall have been thrilled by the unusual sighting of a blue shark swimming in St Ives harbour. But anyone hoping for sightings of …

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Factcheck: Will climate change bring great white sharks to UK waters

Last week, many news publications reported on “a new study” claiming that climate change could lead several shark species to move into UK waters — The Independent, Times, Daily Mail, Press Association, Guardian, BBC News and the i newspaper were among the outlets carrying variations of the story.   However, Carbon Brief has discovered that …

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