Marc Vetri / Dr Elizabeth Babcock
Marc Vetri is chef/owner of Vetri and Osteria Restaurants in Philadelphia. He has won the James Beard award for "Best Chef -- Midatlantic" and has been named one of America's top ten new chefs by Food and Wine Magazine. Philadelphia magazine just ranked the top 50 restaurants in Philadelphia and Vetri and Osteria both made the top ten.
Dr Elizabeth Babcock is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Chief Scientist of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science. Since 2000, Dr. Babcock has been studying the abundance, movements and ecosystem role of sharks at Glovers Reef in Belize, with Dr. Ellen Pikitch, Executive Director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science, and Dr. Demian Chapman, head of the Pew Institute's Shark Research Program. Dr. Babcock is co-editor of Sharks of the Open Ocean, along with Drs Pikitch and Chapman. She joins us today to discuss the book and the fate of sharks all over the world.
Podcast Date: 4/18/2008