Cribb, Julian
November 2006
Australasian Science;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p27
The article focuses on a photo-identification system developed by Australian naturalist Brad Norman to encourage the conservation of whale sharks. The species are being regarded as vulnerable to extinction by the World Conservation Union. The efforts of Norman to involve people in the conservation of the endangered species had earned him a 2006 Rolex Award for Enterprise. Norman intends to explain to those who hunt the shark that there is more to be gained by leaving it alive.


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