With one in four species of shark and ray threatened with extinction the World Wildlife Fund and the Manta Trust thru Project Aware has made available a Guide to Best Practices for Shark and Ray Tourism. The goal is to give you a set of guidelines enabling you to make better choices based on the latest scientific research. (photo – Krzysztof Odziomek – Project Aware)
Best Practice Toolkit
Also included is a Best Practice Toolkit resource referenced to the Guide, plus Posters showing Examples of Interaction Guidelines (Code of Conduct). Make a commitment today, use these tools to make a difference and create a future for sharks and rays by minimizing the harmful impact of tourism on their habitats and populations.
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