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47. Dr. Austin Gallagher, Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ Host: Eye To Eye With Monster Great Whites from the ‘Belly of the Beast' and Shark Conservation

October 19, 2023
47. Dr. Austin Gallagher, Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ Host: Eye To Eye With Monster Great Whites from the ‘Belly of the Beast' and Shark Conservation
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47. Dr. Austin Gallagher, Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ Host: Eye To Eye With Monster Great Whites from the ‘Belly of the Beast' and Shark Conservation
Oct 19, 2023

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Dr. Austin Gallagher is an American marine biologist, researcher, explorer, author and entrepreneur. He’s best known for his extensive research on sharks and hosting and producing content for the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week programming. His shark research has taken him all across the globe on more than 50 scientific expeditions and he’s published more than 100 scientific papers.

Austin founded “Beneath the Waves,” a non-profit organization focused on ocean conservation. He currently serves as its CEO.

Austin is a National Geographic Explorer, a current fellow at the Explorers Club, and was the first American marine biologist to make the Forbes 30 Under 30 List at the age of 29.

Topics Richard and Austin discuss:

  • Orcas vs. Great White Sharks
  • The disappearance of Great Whites off the South African coast
  • The 'Belly of the Beast'
  • Eye to Eye with a monster Great White Shark
  • Shark Week on the Discovery Channel
  • Wildlife Sensationalism
  • Why to do if you're being attacked by a shark.
  • Tiger Sharks
  • Greenland Sharks
  • Overfishing and other threats to sharks
  • "Beneath the Waves"
  • Blue Carbon
  • What's a Social Entreprenuer?
  • Dealing with haters

Notable Links:

Austin Gallagher Website
Austin's Instagram
Austin Gallagher Twitter/X
Beneath the Waves
Shark Week on the Discovery Channel

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Dr. Austin Gallagher is an American marine biologist, researcher, explorer, author and entrepreneur. He’s best known for his extensive research on sharks and hosting and producing content for the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week programming. His shark research has taken him all across the globe on more than 50 scientific expeditions and he’s published more than 100 scientific papers.

Austin founded “Beneath the Waves,” a non-profit organization focused on ocean conservation. He currently serves as its CEO.

Austin is a National Geographic Explorer, a current fellow at the Explorers Club, and was the first American marine biologist to make the Forbes 30 Under 30 List at the age of 29.

Topics Richard and Austin discuss:

  • Orcas vs. Great White Sharks
  • The disappearance of Great Whites off the South African coast
  • The 'Belly of the Beast'
  • Eye to Eye with a monster Great White Shark
  • Shark Week on the Discovery Channel
  • Wildlife Sensationalism
  • Why to do if you're being attacked by a shark.
  • Tiger Sharks
  • Greenland Sharks
  • Overfishing and other threats to sharks
  • "Beneath the Waves"
  • Blue Carbon
  • What's a Social Entreprenuer?
  • Dealing with haters

Notable Links:

Austin Gallagher Website
Austin's Instagram
Austin Gallagher Twitter/X
Beneath the Waves
Shark Week on the Discovery Channel

*****

This episode is brought to you by Kase Filters. I travel the world with my camera, and I can use any photography filters I like, and I've tried all of them, but in recent years I've landed on Kase Filters.

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This episode is brought to you by TRAVEL iNTi  -

Travel Inti is YOUR gateway to a world of unforgettable adventures!

With a community of over 175,000 members spanning 200 countries, they're your ultimate travel resource.

Travel iNTi is on a mission to make travel planning stress-free and your adventures even more exciting. From flights, accommodations, dining, family activities, nightlife, walking tours, Travel iNTi has got you covered with zero commissions!

Travel iNTi connects you directly with the world's finest businesses, eliminating middlemen AND any extra fees. Established in sunny Florida in 2015, Travel iNTi is a global team of avid travelers and tech enthusiasts who are revolutionizing the travel industry

Their personalized service is crafted to match your preferences, complete with 24/7 support and you can access all your trip details conveniently through their website or user-friendly app. And with their extensive global network, they bring you exclusive rates, upgrades, and unique experiences that you won't find anywhere else.

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