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Shark Week: The Podcast – How Sharks Keep Our Ecosystem Healthy

Marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple recalls his first shark interaction and the importance of sharks to oceans and planet earth.

July 22, 2022

Episode show notes:

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recalls his first shark interaction as a child spear fishing with his father and how that was the moment that sparked a life-long passion to study and protect sharks. He breaks down the critical role of sharks in keeping healthy ecosystems in all earth’s oceans and why our way of life would suffer greatly if sharks were no longer with us. He details the unique places sharks call home and describes shark species' diverse needs in habitats -- from warm, tropical ocean waters to deep, icy ocean waters.

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