Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why People Are Afraid of Sharks, Discovery of 4 “Walking” Shark Species, and Fighting Climate Change with Rocks

To celebrate Shark Week, learn about why people are afraid of sharks; how scientists discovered four new species of “walking” sharks (also called epaulette sharks); and how enhanced rock weathering might help us fight climate change with rocks.

August 10, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

People are afraid of sharks for 3 psychological reasons by Kelsey Donk

Four new species of "walking" sharks were discovered this year by Grant Currin

We may be able to fight climate change with rocks by Cameron Duke

Subscribe to Curiosity Daily to learn something new every day with Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer. You can also listen to our podcast as part of your Alexa Flash Briefing; Amazon smart speakers users, click/tap “enable” here: https://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-com-Curiosity-Daily-from/dp/B07CP17DJY

Next Up

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Extinct Super Sharks, Mysterious Die Offs, Stopping Attacks

Today, you’ll learn about a new project trying to keep humans and sharks separate and safe, how all sharks almost mysteriously went extinct 19 million years ago, and how great white sharks may have contributed to the extinction of a shark twice its size!

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Blood Brothers, Seeing-Eye Shark, Bark vs. Bite

Today, you’ll learn about how some sharks have social relationships, how shark attacks often happen because swimming humans look like other sea creatures, and how your cat might be snacking on endangered sharks!

Curiosity Daily Podcast: Sleepy Sharks, Sharks Love Grass, Glow-In-The-Shark

Today, you’ll learn about how some sharks do in fact sleep, how sharks are fighting climate change, and how some sharks glow in the dark!

Shark Week: The Podcast – The Life and Life Cycle of Sharks

Dive in with marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple as he discusses the evolution and life cycle of a shark from mating and birthing.

Shark Week: The Podcast – Filming Sharks as a Career

Luke Tipple catches up with cinematographer, shark expert and star of Air Jaws: Top Guns, Andy Casagrande.

Shark Week: The Podcast - Dr. Craig O’Connell on Shark Repellents and Great Whites in Montauk, New York

Luke Tipple is joined by marine biologist, Dr. Craig O’Connell to discuss shark repellents and how Montauk, New York has become a Great White hotspot.

Shark Week: The Podcast – Shark Morphology - The Body of a Shark

Marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple recounts a shark interaction with a 20-foot Great White shark as he deep dives on shark anatomy.

Shark Week: The Podcast – Zandile Ndhlovu on South African Great Whites & Creating a More Diverse Ocean

Luke Tipple catches up with Zandile Ndhlovue, freediver and star of the Shark Week special Shark Women: Ghosted by Great Whites.

Luke Tipple vs Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro on Shark Fishing Tournaments - Part 2

Sparks continue to fly in part two of Luke Tipple’s debate with author, shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro.

Shark Week: The Podcast - Luke Tipple vs Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro on Shark Fishing Tournaments

Luke Tipple is joined by shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro in a fiery debate about shark fishing tournaments.

Related To: