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Sharks: Ocean's Top Predator Is In Trouble

Debbie Salamone now is a spokeswoman for Pew Charitable Trusts, where she oversees a group of shark attack survivors dedicated to restoring dwindling shark populations. Photo courtesy Debbie Salamone.
Debbie Salamone now is a spokeswoman for Pew Charitable Trusts, where she oversees a group of shark attack survivors dedicated to restoring dwindling shark populations. Photo courtesy Debbie Salamone.

Sharks might be on your mind this Memorial Day if you're heading to the ocean. New Smyrna Beach has been called the "Shark Bite Capital of the World."

But sharks are in trouble. Many species are near extinction.

Debbie Salamone is a Central Florida shark advocate and shark bite survivor.

She talked with 90.7's Amy Green.

Amy Green covered the environment for WMFE until 2023. Her work included the 2020 podcast DRAINED.