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Louise Broatch

in Aberdeen

Sharks! Let's give them a chance.

PRESENTED ON APR 18, 2017
IN ABERDEEN @ VOL 18

Louise Broatch studies MSci Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She specialises in human attitudes towards conservation. This presentation describes how our fear and negative attitudes towards sharks are affecting their conservation.

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The Fear of Sharks

BY PAUL SIREK
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 08, 2011

We all have irrational fears, and for quite a few of us, sharks top the list of what we fear the most. In this presentation, Paul Sirek goes beyond the Jaws of Spielberg, and reveals the true nature of these creatures. (in English)

"Presentation of the Day" on August 17, 2013.

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Give Sharks a Chance

BY MARK ADDISON
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 22, 2012

National Geographic diver Mark Addison shares his love for the marine life of the Durban coast. We also meet his daughter, who is one of the youngest people to have dived with sharks.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 28, 2013.

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Fin Free Thailand

BY SEAMAS MCCAFFREY
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Seamas McCaffrey brings to our attention a grave overfishing problem. The world's sharks are disappearing at an alarming rate. Sharks are being hunted for their fins, which are used in culinary dishes. What consequences can this have? How can we stop it? Watch to find out!

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Words From An Aquarist

BY DANIEL CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Saltwater aquarist Daniel Churchman takes care of fish for a living, and he has raised over twenty sharks, skates, and rays. Many people view sharks as dangerous and scary, but Daniel is here to debunk these common misconceptions and reveal the truth behind these myterious, curious creatures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 19, 2014.

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Oceans of Data

BY BEN BEST
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Ben Best is an analyst for the Ocean Health Index, a research project housed at UCSB's downtown ecology center. For him, the ocean has long been a source of spiritual sustenance, vigorous play, wondrous discovery, and intellectual curiosity. He discusses using data to map marine conservation. 

 "Presentation of the Day" on April 16, 2014.

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A Sharp Grin of Memes

BY SHAYNE THOMSON
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 17, 2015

Shayne Thomson educates us on some fantastic and powerful memes that have dramatically affected a recent Western Australian policy aimed at shark culling.

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Pelagic Life

BY JORGE CAMIL
@ VOL 39 ON FEB 20, 2015

Jorge Camil, co-fundador y Director de Desarrollo deEnova México, nos hablará acerca del ecosistema más subestimado de México, cómo este ha sido olvidado y amenazado por la sobrepesca, y cómo podemos ser parte de la solución. Pelagic Life

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Explore & Preserve Our Oceans

BY STEVE DE NEEF
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Steve De Neef is a photo and video journalist based in Maine, USA who specializes in conservation photography.

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Reefs and People: Working with people to help coral reefs

BY KAILASH COOK
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2018

Kailash Cook grew up on a small island in the Gulf of Thailand. He is a marine conservation warrior working with local communities to preserve coral reefs.