Rhythms of Life
Source: The Fiji Times
October 24, 2011
"Shark advocate Teddy Fong says Fiji citizens should do more to protect sharks to safeguard the future for our next generations.
As a diver and founding member of the Econesian Society, which goes out to communities to raise awareness on the ecosystems, Mr Fong said Pacific islanders had lost touch with their past and the environment.
"Our youths need to regain and protect their Pacific identify. The future will be bleak if youths are disjointed from their natural environment," he said.
The Econesian Society has helped the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) and the Pew Environment Group take the message to villages and schools to educate and help push for legislation to ban the commercial fishing of sharks."
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