Cocos - beware of Shifting Baselines!
Victoria af Carlstad, 2004 - Source.
Talk about an epic data set!
The dive masters of GSD member Undersea Hunter Group have taken a whopping 27,527 dives between January 1993
and December 2013 and recorded 1,411,187 individual Sharks and Rays of 12 species.
These are the trends they have observed.
Click for detail!
And this is the Discussion.
Overall, we estimated that 8 of
Stanley and Samu Shark diving!
Stan and Samu have revisited Shark Reef.
Last time was in 2009 when they shot a stellar reportage to commemorate the then International Year of the Shark and the Fiji Shark Conservation and Awareness Project.
And they haven't dived since!
Stan kept posting and Samu, taking images - so there.
Stan's posts here, here and here - Samu's pics here. And here's the video - just to
Johann about Shark Provisioning!
Mike did not set up BAD but only became a shareholder later, after bailing them out following a shareholder dispute. And Mike did not set up the Shark dive on Shark Reef.
The dive was already in existence but the site was not protected. Mike mediated the talks between the Fijian government and the village of Galoa that led to the establishment the SRMR, a locally