The Angry Fisherman Who Turned Into a Shark
Source: The Fiji Times
August 1, 2011
"Very few people in Fiji know that sharks are moving towards extinction.
The main reason is that this ancient predator has been overfished for its meat, fins and shark products. It has been feared for its size and predatory abilities, even called a man-eater.
But it really is not, it doesn't eat humans, only often mistaking them for food, or attacks in defence. It is a fascinating species whose existence ensures we survive.
The shark maintains the balance in the cycle of the food chain and keeps the reefs alive for our future generations.
It is for this reason we joined the campaign for shark protection, linking up with the Pew Environment Group and the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) which are working with the Fiji Government to safeguard sharks in Fiji's waters."
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