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The Shark Foundation has been committed to the protection and research of sharks since 1997 and sees itself as the sharks' lobby.

Sharks are not a threat to humans!

Humans are a threat to sharks!

Without the ecologically important control mechanism exercised by sharks, our oceans would be in danger. Help us to protect these fascinating "hunted hunters".

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The Shark Foundation was established to actively protect and research endangered shark species and and preserve their natural habitats.

The  Foundation's purpose is to contribute to the protection and preservation of sharks and their natural habitats through information, its own projects and through the active support of third parties.

In this sense the Foundation supports scientific work domestically and abroad both financially and in an advisory function. Through such public relations activities as organizing and carrying out courses, lectures, touring exhibits, as well as a show of presence in the mass media, etc., a broad segment of the public is to be informed of the threat to many shark species and their habitats.

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