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Alumni – What are they doing now?

Shark Wars – Your chance to be part of this documentary

Amanda Elizabeth BSc (MasterClass Alumni and Director of Turquoise Ocean Pty Ltd) is a marine scientist who is producing her first full length documentary on shark conservation.

The story will follow her personal journey as she explores past, current, and future developments relating to shark drum lines and nets and the effect they have on shark populations. She explores the alternatives to such methods, many of which are being developed here in WA, including:

  • Bob Lushey's Radiator wet suits
  • Clever Buoys by Optus in conjunction with Craig Anderson and Hamish Jolly
  • Craig Moss' Eco Shark Barrier

Turquoise Ocean launched their crowd source funding page on to Kickstarter.com last Saturday the 14th of February, with this Amanda hopes to raise enough funds so that a trailer can be produced and commissioned by a broadcaster so that filming of the full documentary can begin.

Shark Wars Poster.jpg

Read the article in The West Australian

There are also opportunities for the public to get involved, have their name, or even themselves up on the big screen. To see hoShelby_small.jpgw, just visit our Kickstarter.com campaign page.

Turquoise Ocean will also be running a competition in which Shelby the shark will be out and about in Perth for the duration of the crowd source funding campaign - from Saturday 14th of February for the duration of 35 days. If people see him out, all they need to do is take a photo with him and upload the pic to facebook, tagging our 'Shark Wars' Documentary page, or upload to Twitter with #Sharkwarsdoco.

The winner will become an extra in the documentary with the opportunity to get up close and personal with sharks in the wild from the comfort of our boat. Full catering for the day will be provided. See our website www.sharkwars.com.au for full terms and conditions.