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Support Our Sharks


Support Our Sharks (SOS) Ocean Conservation Society

San Francisco, California, USA

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Sharks, Rays, Research, Education, Protection of marine life,


SOS focuses on supporting healthy oceans by promoting better protection for sharks and their close relatives the rays and skates. They are a science-based conservation group raising awareness to the threats faced by sharks and rays in the 21st century. Dr. Ryan Kempster established SOS with the goal of educating the public by promoting conservation, outreach and research to inspire interest in protecting these important animals, achieved by ‘on-the-ground and online campaigning, educational outreach and peer-reviewed scientific research to encourage better protection for sharks and rays’, working closely with the general public and a wide range of specialist groups including scientists, divers and politicians.

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