Definition of cage diving in English:

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cage diving

noun

[mass noun]
The activity of being lowered into the sea in a protective steel cage in order to view sharks or other dangerous sea creatures at close range: an environmental scientist has warned that cage diving is teaching the sharks to associate humans with food
More example sentences
  • Does cage diving hurt the sharks?
  • "Live shark tourism manipulates people's fears, and cage diving is intended to give nothing but titillation."
  • The use of chum (bait) to attract sharks makes sightings likely enough to ensure the commercial viability of cage diving.

Derivatives

cage diver

noun
Example sentences
  • For many cage-divers, a view like this represents the experience of a lifetime - but are they helping or hindering the white sharks' cause?
  • A cage diver leans out to get a better picture as a great white cruises past the cage.
  • Very few incidents have been reported where a cage diver has been at risk from a shark attack - this is not the issue.

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