Is cage diving with great white sharks ethical? Marine biologist and conservationist Hannah Rudd shares her views in this guest blog post.
In this week’s Shamwari series I head to Mossel Bay to swim with Great White Sharks.
An elephant towers above my head; just a few footsteps away a mother giraffe stands protectively over her young calf. From this vantage point I can see a closely camouflaged lioness stalking a skittish zebra. I’m not on safari in Africa though; I’m standing in the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London, surrounded by lifesized acrylic paintings of animals in their natural habitats.
I’ve been quiet lately, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy – and that my mind isn’t overflowing with ideas, causes I’ve heard about,