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Shark Decline

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 28, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 14:31

Ever since humans came on the scene, shark populations have been declining, so it’s hard for scientists to know where to set conservation goals. We don’t even know what a healthy shark population looks like. Luckily, University of California-Santa Barbara ecologist Erin Dillon has managed to recreate past oceans in a cool, if painstaking, way. (Segment produced by Sam Faulconer)