Career of the Month

Sullivan, Megan
September 2008
Science Teacher;Sep2008, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p80
Academic Journal
The article offers a profile of the career and job responsibilities of shark advocate Sonja Fordham. An overview is offered of Fordham's efforts convincing government officials on the importance of sharks in marine ecosystems. Fordham's educational background in a fisheries program led to an awareness of shark finning. Other topics include writing projects, press releases, conservation activities, public speaking, and advice for science students.


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