The Asian Shark Conservation (ASC) is on a mission to create awareness on the declining shark population.
Formed by a group of individuals concerned about the future of the shark population, ASC collaborates with Amber Chia Academy, Canvas of Nature, Ocean Elements, Project AWARE, Reef Check, TRACC and WWF-Malaysia. Together, they have come up with a campaign in hopes to make a difference.
The campaign kicked off with a media launch and fashion show followed by activities throughout the weekend such as a marine art exhibition, live paintings, ocean art auctions and various talks on marine and shark conservation at Fahrenheit88. This campaign will be held for the public, Saturday (13th Oct) and Sunday (14th Oct).
Schedule of activities from 13th-14th Ocotober 2012 at Fahrenheit88:
Date: Saturday (13th October)
Time: 2.45pm until 4.15pm and it will include a
Activities: Mermaid appearance, talk by Prof. Dr. Steve Oakley, talk by WWF-Malaysia as well.
Date: Sunday (14th October)
Time: 12.30pm – 5.00pm
Activities: Mermaid appearances, Live music by Off The Cuff, Talks by Canvas of Nature, Ocean Art Auction, and a puppet show.
What makes ASC so special is their ability to get everyone involved. Whether you are an ecologist, diver, snorkeler or a naturalist, any member of the public can contribute to this cause.
To record shark sightings, head on over to ASC.com and log in!