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Colin Speedie | Marine Conservation

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Release Date: 12/21/2020

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Today we're chatting with yacht skipper, author and marine conservationist Colin Speedie. Colin has had a lifelong involvement with the sea and its inhabitants. He's an expert on basking sharks in his own boat since childhood.

We had an enjoyable and wide ranging discussion about basking sharks, the role of yachts and sailing in conservation, and increasing focus on ecotourism as a sustainable way to conserve threatened species.

If you're interested in marine conservation or like getting out on the high seas, or perhaps just a stand up paddleboard, then you'll love this episode. Enjoy.