Great White Shark

Vanishing Wildlife: Great White Shark

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Additional resources for educators

Great White Shark
Organization- The Endangered Species Coalition at http://www.endangered.org/campaigns/vanishing-wildlife/great-white-shark/

Organization – Oceana at http://oceana.org/marine-life/sharks-rays/great-white-shark

Organization- World Wildlife Fund at http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/great-white-shark

Film- Sharkwater: For filmmaker Rob Stewart, exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driven by passion fed from a lifelong fascination with sharks, Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.

Filmed in visually stunning, high definition video, Sharkwater takes you into the most shark rich waters of the world, exposing the exploitation and corruption surrounding the world’s shark populations in the marine reserves of Cocos Island, Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Through it all, Stewart discovers these magnificent creatures have gone from predator to prey, and how despite surviving the earth’s history of mass extinctions, they could easily be wiped out within a few years due to human greed. FOR UPPER GRADES AND PRE-SCREENING RECOMMENDED