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Isurus oxyrinchus (Mako Shark) off the West Coast of Auckland, New Zealand. Photograph Richard Robinson © 2015.

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Shark Week: The Podcast - Eli Roth on Shark Killing Tournaments

Luke Tipple chats with Eli Roth, award-winning filmmaker and shark conservationist about shark killing tournaments in Florida and across the United States.

August 01, 2022

Episode show notes:

On Shark Week: The Podcast, host Luke Tipple takes a dive into the latest news in the world of sharks. He discusses Mako sightings off the coast of Spain and the media coverage of several shark attacks near Egypt. Plus, award-winning filmmaker & shark conservationist Eli Roth also joins Luke to discuss shark killing tournaments in Florida and across the United States. Eli & Luke explain how spreading awareness and increasing public pressure can put an end to the practice, once and for all!

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