LET’S TALK: Sharks
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23 March 2019 Queensland Museum Theatre

Age Recommendation

All ages.

Venue

Queensland Museum Theatre

Location

Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date

23 March 2019

Time

10:30am - 11:30am

Cost

Adult: $20 Concession: $15 Student: $15
Jodie Rummer
Participant

Jodie Rummer

Participant

Jodie Rummer

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...

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Bernie Hobbs
Moderator

Bernie Hobbs

Moderator

Bernie Hobbs

Best known to the general public as a judge on The New Inventors, Bernie Hobbs is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster with ABC Science Online. Originally form Brisbane, Bernie...

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Summary

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

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