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Live Like a Shark – World Oceans Day Special
10:30am to 11:30pm (SMT)
3:30am to 4:30pm (London)
with Aaron ‘Bertie’ Gekoski & Simon Christopher, hosted by David McGuire, Shark Stewards (US)
David McGuire is the founder and Director of the shark and marine conservation non profit Shark Stewards. A marine biologist, David is an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco where he teaches marine policy, a research associate at the California Academy of Sciences where he conducts shark research studies in the San Francisco Bay and SE Asia. Shark Stewards investigates the shark fin trade and introduces trade regulations, and has lead several states and international movements limiting overfishing of sharks and the shark fin trade. Shark Stewards helps protect critical marine habitat through data, monitoring and establishing marine protected areas. In the USA, we work with NOAA and the National Marine Sanctuaries and in California Marine Protected Areas monitoring, educating and facilitating compliance.
David is also a documentarian and written having written two books and several articles on sharks and ocean adventure, and produced documentaries on shark conservation including the Emmy Award winning Reefs to Rainforests with the California Academy of Sciences. He is an ocean expeditioner and a National Geographic Explorer.