[BOOKS] What’s Cool About Sharks? – A Guidebook for Young Naturalists. Shark Photos, Facts and Video Links

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What's Cool About Sharks at The Scuba News“What’s Cool About Sharks: A Guidebook for Young Naturalists” is written for children, adults and educators who want to learn more about sharks and who are interested in protecting the oceans and the natural world. The book has 27 brilliant color photos of sharks in their natural habitats taken by author and underwater photographer Jim Knowlton. Jim presents his beautiful photos of these misunderstood animals. There are over 470 species of sharks and only a dozen or so species have ever harmed a human.

What’s cool about sharks is that many people now WANT to see sharks. Dive operators offer swim with shark programs so that people can safely see sharks up-close. Many people now LOVE sharks and they are working to protect them from harm. All of this is good news for sharks because sharks need our help and protection.

The author describes shark anatomy and coloration and finds beauty and perfection in sharks that have flourished in the ocean for over 400 million years.

Readers will learn:
• Fun facts about sharks and the important role they play in ocean ecology.
• How other fish populations are healthier when shark populations are healthy.
• Why many shark populations are threatened by over-fishing.
• How they can help protect sharks by sharing what they learn from this book.

Buying this book will help inspire a new generation of naturalists who will understand sharks and their need for our protection.

Learn more and buy your copy at Amazon.com by using the link below




About Author

Jim Knowlton is a photographer and environmental filmmaker who promotes ocean conservation through his company, Blue Ocean Productions. He has been working for Jean-Michel Cousteau for many years and helped produce and edit his programs My Father the Captain: Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and his PBS series Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. Learn more at: http://www.thescubanews.com/contributors/jim-knowlton/

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