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Sharksafe Barrier as a Non lethal technology to protect beaches with Sara Andreotti

We need to stop killing 150 million sharks a year, but we also need to keep beaches safe. Non Lethal shark barrier technology can be the answer.

Today I am joined by Dr. Sarah Andriotti one of the Marine Biologists who has pioneered the Sharksafe Barrier an alternative to keeping swimmers on beaches safe.

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We discuss the behaviour of great whites, the methods of testing the magnetic and bio-mimicking technology, the results, and the future plans for the Sharksafe Barrier.

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Podcast Episodes

Study and Save Sharks in South Africa with Philipp Oppermann

What is the connection between sharks, livers, and killer whales? This is one of the fun facts that this conservation lover, ocean diver, and world traveller shared with me.

Check out part 1 of this two past podcast episode here.


This week Phillip Oppermann shares probably my favourite ocean facts with me while discussing experience in Shark Conservancy in South Africa.

How did a non marine biologist get the opportunity to work with sharks? What does a typical day look like for volunteers? How does tagging great whites look like?

Learn how you can get involved and help save sharks today.