With the exception of Nemo’s friend Bruce, sharks are rarely portrayed kindly, despite their important ecological roles as apex predators and as important indicators for ocean health. Like many of their housemates, they face threats from fishing, marine pollution, habitat destruction and climate change. Join Associate Professor Jodie Rummer to hear fascinating insights into the initiatives and research being undertaken to protect our precious baby sharks.
LET’S TALK: Sharks is presented with support from Program Partner Inspiring Australia.
Image credit Steve Arklay
Jodie Rummer is an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University (JCU), where she combines marine biology and...View Profile
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