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Emperors of the Deep- The Shark Podcast

Sharks - the great apex predator. They face the greatest threat to their survival in their 450 million year history. 100 million sharks are killed every year while sharks killed only five people last year.

This shark podcast examines the issues affecting these magnificent hunters.  We interview shark scientists and conservationists to understand sharks and the vital role they play in maintaining the ocean. This podcast expands on the issues in the book of the same name.


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Mar 31, 2020

Dan Cartamil was trying to understand why thresher shark populations were plummeting in California so he ventured into Baja, Mexico. What he found was a remarkable story unknown to the world. Listen to his personal  journey into this wild territory. He reveals how man can massacre them and yet save them when the will is...

Mar 17, 2020


People don't realize that humans can actually connect with sharks. Listen to this amazing story of how one woman does just that. She helps sharks and she gets a connection with them in return. This story that is so extraordinary that you can't believe that it is true. (You can check it out online after...

Mar 4, 2020


The oceans are warming due to climate change. What does this mean for sharks? Are sharks sensitive to changes in temperature and could this alter where they migrate. Surprisingly, there are implications of warmer waters on shark...