We stand at a critically important time in the history of our planet and more specifically our ocean. The science is now very clear that the ocean's health is declining. Devastating though that is, we do know that solutions exist if we are willing to work together.
The Obama administration has been fast-tracking Shell's dangerous drilling plan, while paying remarkably little attention to the ecological fears it raises and the potential devastation a major spill or spills would cause to the native peoples of the north.
If even just a fraction of all Shark Week viewers took action to protect sharks, it would equal millions of people speaking up for the ocean's top predators. We shouldn't be scared of sharks, we should be scared for them.