Links

Here are some links, relevant to the shark conservation cause, that you might find helpful. Please note that the views held by these individuals and organisations are not necessarily the same as those held by HKSF.

ADM Capital Foundation

Innovative funding vehicle specialising in promoting equity and environmental conservation in Asia. ADMCF are a corporate sponsor of HKSF.

BLOOM

International registered charity focused on marine conservation.

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

Trade body responsible for regulating and enforcing international trade (i.e. trade between countries, not domestic trade) in endangered species.

Green Sense Hong Kong

Grassroots ‘green group’ in Hong Kong, with interest in the shark fin soup issue and strong relationships in the educational sector.

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International NGO that puts together the internationally recognised RED list of endangered species.

Man & Shark

Creative photography and videography campaign, orchestrated by photographers Alex Hofford and Paul Hilton. Supported by HKSF.

Save Our Seas Foundation

Not-for-profit organisation (headquartered in Switzerland but with offices around the world) providing funding and practical assistance to over 150 marine research and conservation projects globally.

Shark Advocates International

Non-profit shark conservation initiative based in Washington DC.

Shark Alliance

Global umbrella organisation linking over 100 shark conservation NGOs.

Shark Savers

US based shark conservation NGO, with operations in Asia. SharkSavers campaign on sustainability, cruelty and health (mercury) issues.

Shark Trust

The UK charity for shark conservation, working to advance the worldwide conservation of sharks through science, education, influence and action.

Shark Truth

Grassroots not-for-profit consumer awareness group based in Vancouver and dedicated to promoting awareness, education and action about shark fin soup in the Chinese community.

Sharkwater

Web portal of the acclaimed movie ‘Sharkwater’, provides a volunteer portal and dedicated to saving sharks.

Wild Aid

WildAid’s mission is to end illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes by reducing demand through public awareness campaigns and providing comprehensive marine protection. Headquartered in San Francisco, with international programmes.

WWF-Hong Kong

Hong Kong division of leading global conservation organisation, with HQ based in Switzerland but active in more than 100 countries. WWF-Hong Kong’s mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.