Description

Rob Stewart travels with Paul Watson and his Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ship as they confront shark poachers in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Among the group’s experiences are boat confrontations, poachers, police, corrupt court systems, and eventually murder charges. Also, Stewart states how the increasing demand for shark-fin soup in Asia is fuelling an illegal trade in sharks. His expedition is cut short, however, when he is diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, from which he recovers.

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Additional information
Genre

Environment & Sustainability

Cast

Rob Stewart

directed by

Rob Stewart

origin of production

Canada, 2008

length

ca. 89 minutes

age rating

12

release

24.10.2008

Sharkwater – Wenn Haie sterben

Sharkwater is a 2006 Canadian documentary film written and directed by Rob Stewart. Helping to protect sharks, changing government policy, and inspiring the creation of shark conservation groups, Sharkwater is considered one of conservation’s success stories, resulting in shark finning being banned in over 90 countries.

Description

Rob Stewart travels with Paul Watson and his Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ship as they confront shark poachers in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Among the group’s experiences are boat confrontations, poachers, police, corrupt court systems, and eventually murder charges. Also, Stewart states how the increasing demand for shark-fin soup in Asia is fuelling an illegal trade in sharks. His expedition is cut short, however, when he is diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, from which he recovers.

Video

Additional information
Genre

Environment & Sustainability

Cast

Rob Stewart

directed by

Rob Stewart

origin of production

Canada, 2008

length

ca. 89 minutes

age rating

12

release

24.10.2008