Sharkwater

Sharkwater

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Driven by a passion fed from a life-long fascination with sharks, filmmaker Rob Stewart debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthursty monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.
ISBN: 9781419868016
1419868012
Branch Call Number: 597.3 SHA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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K_ROK May 19, 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting this amazing individual and his passion and work are to be admired. Rob was able to bring to the world's attention some major issues existing in our Oceans. He died doing what he loved and did best, but this planet just lost a champion eco hero. This film is so important to see and for future generations to view as well. R.I.P. Rob.

HDDVD1 Nov 07, 2015

One word AMAZING

One Of the best docs. I've ever seen. This one probably ranks third (in my opinion) after "The Cove" (# 2 in my list) and "Eco-Pirate: The Story Of Captain Paul Watson". But this doc. shows you that sharks are not to be feared, they are to be RESPECTED!!! And soon I'll be Joining the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to stop, and shut down all ILLEGAL poaching operations in the worlds oceans. So Go vegan (for conservation reasons).

nancyarms Mar 10, 2014

Excellent documentary! A real eye opener of what his happening to sharks and how hunting them down for their fins should be outlawed.

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simonbrenden
Jul 22, 2013

I saw this on tv twice. It was presented very calmly, allowing the viewer to make up their own mind concerning the way that sharks are harvested for their fins (with the balance of their body being thrown back into the sea). After watching this I told my wife that I will never again take shark fin soup and i have tries to convince as many people as possible to refuse to drink it. We have to reduce the demand for this product.

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dorisss
Jul 20, 2013

highly recommend it! really changes your outlook on a lot of things. hopefully this film can inspire some people to make a change.

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heartofoak
Feb 20, 2013

A gutsy film that completely opened my eyes & gave me empathy for a species I had taken for granted. Deeply moving.

BakerStreetIrregular Mar 01, 2011

I saw this documentary when it first came out. It was extremely upsetting but a real eye opener to the injustices sharks are facing as a result of illegal shark finning activities. As a member of my university's Conservation Society we had a movie night where we screened Sharkwater and all proceeds from the night went to Rob Stewart's Sharkwater fund. Everyone should watch this movie so that they are made aware of the massacre that is taking place in our oceans and hopefully be inspired to help do something about it.

ChristyH Feb 14, 2011

An interesting look at sharks and their contribution to the planet. The underwater photography is amazing!

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redwallflower
Feb 04, 2011

Everyone should see this film. It removes the stigma from sharks as man-eating monsters and reveals their true nature. Sharks are not monsters of the deep. Sharks do not want to eat you for dinner. Sharks are responsible for maintaining a delicate balance in our marine ecosystem that is responsible for providing earth with most of its oxygen.

Watch the movie. Educate yourself. And never, ever order shark fin soup or support any establishment that serves it.

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Feb 02, 2011

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