SHARK-FREE MARINAS IN FIJI Kadavu, Fiji Islands – July 09, 2009 – The International Shark-Free Marina Initiative works with marinas, boaters and fishermen to develop policy designed to protect a vital component of the oceans health, our sharks. The majority of shark species caught by recreational and sport anglers are currently listed by the IUCN
Save our Seas advisory committee discusses allocation of funds, sponsorship and policy; the Foundation is privately funded and has sufficient means to cover its administrative costs, insuring that all future donations and sponsorships are able to go directly towards helping worthy marine projects. Four elements drive the Foundation forward: Conservation Awareness Research Education These four
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.