Chris Fischer

  • Aired:  09/26/13
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OCEARCH founder Chris Fischer discusses the detrimental effects of shark finning in Asia. (5:20)

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACKEVERYBODY.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS ARESEARCHER.

YOU NEVER WANT TO HEAR HIM SAY,"WILL YOU BE MY CHUM?"

PLEASE WELCOME CHRIS FISHER.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )>> THANKS FOR HAVING ME.

>> Stephen: MR. FISHER,DR. FISHER?

>> CHRIS.

>> Stephen: CHRIS.

>> STEVEIN.

PLEASURE.

>> Stephen: GOOD TO SEE YOU.

YOU ARE THE FOUNDER OF O-SEARCHA SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATION THAT

TRACKS SHARK WITH THE AIMS OFPROTECT WILL THEM.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Stephen: WHY WOULD I WANTSOMEONE TO PROTECT A SHARK?

IT'S KILL OR BE KILLED.

LAW OF THE WATER JUNGLE.

>> BELIEVE IT OR NOT IF WE DON'TLOVE ON OUR SHARKS, THEY'RE THE

LIONS OF THE OCEAN.

THEY KEEP EVERYTHING IN ORDER.

IF WE MOVE THEM FROM THE SYSTEM,THE WHOLE SYSTEM WILL COLLAPSE.

>> Stephen: WE ALREADY HAVELIONS OF THE OCEAN.

THEY'RE CALLED SEA LIONS.

>> WE DON'T WANT TOO MANY SEALION.

>> Stephen: WHY?

>> BECAUSE THEY'LL EAT ALL THEBAIT AND FISH AND THEN WE'LL

HAVE NOTHING TO CARB WITH.

>> IF WE LOSE OUR SHARKS WE LOSETHE OCEAN.

>> Stephen: HOW DO WE KEEPTHE SHARKS DOWN.

YOU HAVE TO ADMIT.

YOU IF WE DON'T KEEP THEPOPULATION OF SHARKS DOWN, THERE

COULD BE A SHARK NATO.

WE NEED LOSS OF SHARKS.

WHO IS KEEPING THEM DOWN RIGHTNOW?

>> RIGHT NOW WE'RE LOSING 2,000A DAY TO THING.

>> Stephen: WAIT AIR, DAY?

200,000 A DAY?

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE BEING KILLEDBY SHARKS A DAY, 400,000?

>> ZERO.

JUST A COUPLE A YEAR.

>> Stephen: SO WE'RE WINBEING.

SO THAT'S THE BRIGHT SIDE.

I THINK WE HAVE SOME FOLK OFPHOTOS OF, THATS UP HERE,

THROOBS OF THERE'S-- WHAT ARE WELOOKING AT HERE.

YOU ME A WHITE THAT NEEDS A NEWBRANDING AGENT.

>> Stephen: LET'S LOOK ATSOME FRIENDLIER PHOTOS OF THE

WHITE SHARK.

THERE GU.

THIS IS OUR EMAGE OF THE WHITESHARK.

WHAT SHOULD MY IMAGE OF THEWHITE SHARK BE, CUTE AND CUDDLY.

JUST TELL US ARE THEY LOVERS ORFIGHTERS.

FIGHTERS.

>>IC IT'S LIKE A FIGHTER YOUHAVE TO RESPECT.

THAT'S A SHARK KILLING A SEAL.

>> THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT WE NEEDTHEM TO BE DOING.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE ACONSERVIST.

WHAT DOES DSEALS EVER DO DO YOU?

DID ONE BEAT YOU UP IN HIGHSCHOOL?

>> I HAVE HAD THEM COME DOWN ANDTAKE OVER MY SHARKS.

>> YOU SAY THEY'RE BEING KILLEDFOR FINS.

WHY DO YOU WANT JUSTSOUP, PRESS SIEGE, A $100 BOWL

OF SOUP.

AS THE.

>> Stephen: WHAT ARE YOUDOING TO PROTECT THEM?

>> WE HAVE TO KNOW WHERE THEYLIFE AND GIVE BIRTH.

WE'RE CAPTURING THE MASSIVESHARKS, USE OF LETTING

SCIENTISTS USE THE LATESTTECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM

OF YOUR LIVES.

WE CAN LOOK AT THE BREATHINGSIDE.

WE CAN LOOK AT THE BABY SHARKSIN THE NURSERY.

BELIEVE IT OR NOT YOU DON'T KNOWWHERE THOSE PLACES ARE?

WE DON'T KNOW WHERE SHARKS HAVETHEIR BABIES?

>> NOT OF NO, WE DO NOT.

WHO THE THE WHITE SHARK.

AS SOON AS WE FIND THAT POLICE.

WE'RE PUTTING A HOSE INTO THEMOUTH OF THE SHARK.

THIS IS WHAT IS LEFT ON THE BOATTO KILL YOU.

>> WE BROUGHT IT IN AND WE'LLREVIEW 12 RESEARCH PROJECTS 15

MINUTES AFTER TIME WE HAVE.

EVERYBODY CAN TRACK THEM ONLINEOPINION.

>> Stephen: WHERE DO THEY GO?

>> CAPE COD SHARK OUT OF THENORTHEAST AND LIVE IN THE

SOUTHEAST.

>> Stephen: I'M FROM THESOUTHEAST.

IF A 4,000.

>>>> Stephen: WERE THERE GREAT

WHEETS OUT THERE.

>> THEY'VE ALWAYS BEEN THERESWIMMING AROUND FOR MILLIONS OF

YEARS.

>> Stephen: FOR MILLIONS OFYEARS.

HOW LONG HAVE SHARKS BEEN ONEARTH.

>> Stephen: OVER 400 MILLIONYEARS.

>> Stephen: BUT THAT YOU WEREHERE WITH THE DINOSAURS.

>> Stephen: THEY DID, ANDTHEY HAD A VERY GOOD RUN.

OPEFULLY THAT RUN WILL COCONTINUE.

>> Stephen: DO WE KNOW HOWOLD SHARKS GET?

THEY GET TO BE ABOUT 7200, ANDTHEY WON'T.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU SO MUCHFOR JOINING ME.

>> THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

SHARK CONSERVIST CHRIS FISHERFROM OCEARCH.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

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