Sharktober! Date: Published on October 24, 2014 Guests: Vicky Elena Vásquez -Ocean Research Foundation Christie Wilcox - PhD Student, Science Writer David Shiffman - Shark Extraordinaire Why Sharks Matter Chris Fischer - Ocearch Description: Sharktober, a full month dedicated to Sharks! These amazing sea creatures that are majestic, beautiful and in danger will be the focus of events, outreach efforts and educational programming. The symposium will be hosting a panel to discuss sharks, why they are important, proper education and facts surrounding them and what is going on during the month of October.