Connecting with Nature through Surfing – Experience presented by Michael CARNEGIEPresentation Transcript
Connecting to Nature through Surfing How ideas developed How the ideas were applied Plans for the future Connecting to Nature through Surfing How marine wilderness ideas developed How the ideas were put into practice Plans for the future
How the ideas were applied Save our Seas Shark Centre KELP Project Wilderness Foundation How marine wilderness ideas were put into practice Save Our Seas Shark Centre KELP Project Wilderness Foundation Surfers Environmental Program
The Problems: Marine Pollution, Habitat Loss, Species Loss Photo: Mike Meyer
Overfishing, Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated, Bycatch & Climate Change Photo: Bruce Mc Coubrey
What realistic plans for the future? 1. Develop further in SA to encourage awareness and constructive action amongst surfers. 2. Develop international education program. 3. Link with SA and international conservation groups.