The Blog Aquatic » Dr. Joe Quattro http://blog.oceanconservancy.org News, opinions, photos and facts from Ocean Conservancy Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:32:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 Watch Our Google Hangout All About Sharks http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/08/14/watch-our-google-hangout-all-about-sharks/ http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/08/14/watch-our-google-hangout-all-about-sharks/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:19:43 +0000 Michelle Frey http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=9016 Continue reading ]]> Did you miss Ocean Conservancy’s Google Hangout all about sharks? If so, don’t worry! We have a recording here to share with you. Enjoy.

Did you know that there are roughly 400 species of sharks? While many people fear sharks, the reality is that sharks have more to fear from humans than humans do from sharks. Watch our Google Hangout as we talk about the coolest (and often unknown) facts about sharks, the greatest threats facing sharks today, and our biggest hopes for shark conservation.

Moderator:

  • George Leonard, Chief Scientist at Ocean Conservancy

Speakers:

  • David Shiffman, Ph.D. student at the University of Miami’s Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy
  • Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post correspondent and author of “Demon Fish: Travels Through the World With Sharks”
  • Dr. Joe Quattro, professor of the Marine Science Program and Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina
  • Austin Gallagher, integrative conservation biologist fascinated with the adaptations of species
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Sharks are Fin-tastic: Ocean Conservancy’s Google Hangout http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/08/11/sharks-are-fin-tastic-ocean-conservancys-google-hangout/ http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/08/11/sharks-are-fin-tastic-ocean-conservancys-google-hangout/#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:00:26 +0000 George Leonard http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=8927 Continue reading ]]>

It’s shark week and you’re invited to join us for a fin-tastic Google Hangout all about sharks!

Did you know that there are roughly 400 species of sharks? While many people fear sharks, the reality is that sharks have more to fear from humans than humans do from sharks. Join us as we talk about the coolest (and often unknown) facts about sharks, the greatest threats facing sharks today, and our biggest hopes for shark conservation. It promises to be a fin-tastic Google Hangout that you won’t want to miss!

Sharks are Fin-tastic
Ocean Conservancy’s Google Hangout
Thursday, August 14, 2014
11:00am EST

RSVP Today!

I’ll be moderating our Google Hangout. I’m in good company with our panelist of shark experts, including: David Shiffman, Dr. Joe Quattro and Juliet Eilperin.

I really hope you can join us! The Google Hangout is an online video chat that is going to be informative and interactive. You can submit your questions ahead of time by tweeting with the hashtag ‘#SharkWeekOC.’

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