Monday, 8 June 2009

Ten Things You Can Do To Protect the Sharks

Ten Things You Can Do To Protect the Sharks

  1. Hot Issues Shark imageSupport international shark fisheries’ management and conservation efforts.
  2. Contact your local government representative. Demand that shark management and conservation efforts become a priority.
  3. Support organizations, like Project AWARE, which are engaged in ocean conservation efforts.
  4. Educate recreational fishers who target sharks.
  5. Learn about marine life, its problems and solutions.
  6. Make informed decisions when purchasing products that may contain shark substances, as many shark species are overfished.
  7. Support educational television programs and films about sharks.
  8. Write travel operators and urge them to introduce shark conservation issues into fishing trips to highlight the need for controls on shark fishing.
  9. Pass on your underwater experiences with sharks as a scuba diver.
  10. Tell your friends. Spread the word about shark conservation efforts and how humans need to come together to help preserve this precious resource.

Ten Things You Can Do To Protect the Sharks

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