Thu, Aug 16, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
Protecting SharksDownload audio (MP3)
Great white sharks are disappearing from California waters and should be protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, according to a petition filed by environmental groups this week. We discuss the proposal and find out what is threatening the sharks.
Host: Michael Krasny
- David McGuire, marine biologist and founder of the nonprofit Sea Stewards, one of the environmental groups which filed the petition
- John McCosker, senior scientist and chair of the department of aquatic biology at the California Academy of Sciences