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Shark Guardian 4th Quarter Update 2019

Updated: Oct 15, 2020

What a way to wrap up a great year! 2019 has been a year of excitement and growth for Shark Guardian and things certainly didn’t slow down towards the final few months.


The month of October saw an extremely exciting premier event screening of Sharkwater Extinction, held at the Sofitel Krabi Golf & Spa Resort in Krabi, Thailand. This educational evening saw the collaboration of Shark Guardian and Accor Planet 21, focusing on promoting awareness around sharks and their ecosystem importance whilst highlighting the devastating effects of shark finning.

The Shark Guardian educators were working hard throughout October including supporting the Eco Beasts Community Action Day (CAD). Many children from schools across Bangkok, Thailand, joined forces to eagerly listen to presentations about sharks from Educator Sheena Kanatapura and fellow Shark Guardian Student Ambassadors as well as taking part in specially designed workshops.

Aside from the Shark Guardian educators reaching out to the next generation of Shark Guardians, Director Brendon visited BCIS in Phuket, Thailand and presented to both primary and secondary students on the work that the charity does, and why every person should care about sharks.


We saw the charity gain several brand new Shark Guardian Presenters in November so that they can go out and spread the message of shark conservation far and wide. The training provided them with the knowledge to deliver Shark Guardian presentations to schools and groups, as well as create fundraisers and lead anti-shark finning campaigns. Welcome to the team guys!

The London Eco Film Festival took place in London, UK, over two days and saw Shark Guardian Presenter Katie Woodroffe deliver a presentation to an audience of varying ages and backgrounds. The film festival highlighted the importance of media in environmental education and protection and we were joined by some of todays leading charities and NGO’s from across the world.

Brendon joined the ServICE school weekend at The International Community School in Bangkok to promote the work of Shark Guardian as well as inspire students to take action in their schools. This was after a mornings presentations at Bangkok Preparatory school where over 100 students