Shark Academy

Initiative Type: Programmes

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: South Africa

Time Frame: Ongoing


The Shark Academy is an internship and volunteer programme. This is an academic field school experience specializing in connecting undergraduate students, early career scientists, conservationists and senior scientists. Focussing on skills development, academic mentoring, field work, science communication and professional portfolio development. All with a focus on Africa?s diverse sharks.

Contact: Meaghen Mccord, South African Shark Conservancey,

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