Mark Thorpe is one of the good ones.
He's been around forever, and he also forever been a warrior fighting for the cause of Sharks, and now that the gruesome details about the gill raker trade have emerged, equally for the cause of Mantas.
With that in mind, I fully support this project.
Yes I know I know - another conservation movie...
PADI AWARE is going to support the GFSC!
Thanks to YOU, we've won our category - and it really pleases me immensely that other winners comprise a Manta Ray project in Peru (watch this space!) and also a citizen science project under the leadership of our friend Christine of e-Shark.
Thank you thank you thank you!
Remember this post?
I did raise a few (and uncharacteristically mild!) questions about some statements by Shark activists in Asia, and all hell broke lose!
I spare you the gory details - suffice to say that it earned me an earful by fellow Shark conservationists and some of my good friends. And then I had to patiently endure another helping of abuse about David when