82) The story of shark attack survivor turned shark conservationist and photographer Mike Coots

How did our guest today go from being a shark attack survivor to becoming a powerful voice for ocean and shark conservation? What are some things to do with shark conservation that we should know?   Sharing his wisdom here is Mike Coots, who was attacked by a shark at the age of 18, and has since become a professional photographer inspiring people to connect more deeply with sharks and our oceans.   HIGHLIGHTS [4:16] Mike shares the surreal experience of when he lost his leg in a shark attack at age 18. [14:17] How Mike got into photography after the attack. [17:12] What gave Mike the courage to photograph sharks up close for his conservation work, in spite of his earlier attack. [20:55] One thing about shark conservation that most people may not be aware of.   [23:03] The link between shark fin hunting, wealth, and increased auditing by the Chinese government.  [24:32] Mike: "Find your strength and exploit that strength for a good cause."   Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com/82, sign up for our newsletter to win giveaways every month, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!

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