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Shark Girl: Why the Discovery Channel has got it wrong on sharks

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 13 August, 2014

This is a guest blog by activist and shark lover Madi Stewart – also known as Shark Girl. Madi has been swimming with sharks since she was 12 years old, and makes conservation films to try and change the way people see her finned friends. Many...

Don’t think sharks are adorable? Watch this.

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 12 August, 2014

In Hollywood, sharks are a bit like Christopher Walken – they always get typecast as the bad guy. Our friend Lily Williams doesn’t agree with that – so she’s made her own movie to change the way everyone sees sharks. It’s not your average shark...

6 JAWsome shark facts!

Blog entry by Kathy Zischka | 11 August, 2014

Do sharks make you think of the theme music from Jaws and shark nets at the beach? It’s Shark Week – the perfect time to bust some myths about sharks with jawsome bite-size facts and celebrate all things sharky! Snorkelling with a Galapagos...

We need to talk about Jaws

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 9 August, 2014

I’ve never watched Jaws. Somehow, though, any mention of the movie thrusts an image to the forefront of my mind: a gargantuan beast rising from cerulean depths, mindlessly charging towards vulnerable prey; rows of jagged teeth braced, black...

Inside the mind of Alex Harris from the Arctic 30

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 8 August, 2014

Great news – after being held for nearly 10 months, the Arctic Sunrise has finally left Murmansk! From the helm, Captain Daniel Rizzotti said: “We sail home with with the voices of 5 million Arctic Defenders in our ears. This is a new beginning...

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