Join the Shark Conservation Society today and start your contribution to the welfare of sharks across the world. The valuable research that our teams carry out helps to educate and inform governments as to the plight of the sharks in their waters, often leading to a change of policy.
SCS is a small volunteer run Society which has achieved an enviable record of conservation and research wins. The world today is obsessed with everything needing to be safe. A small adventure group of shark enthusiasts (SCS) simply can't afford the legal, insurance and administrative back-up which would guard against any risks of SCS having to pay out in the event of a claim or a legal action. The cost of our expeditions would have to double or treble!
When I read last year that a BBC film crew had to do a 'risk assessment' before filming a group of Morris dancers it brought home to me just how pathetic the world has become, we all know how dangerous knotted hankies can be! Today's adventurer who wants to be safe must wrap him/her self in cotton wool, go to bed and watch TV.
The directors of the Society are currently studying this problem searching for a way for our expeditions to be able to continue. It is with great regret therefore we have to announce that until this process has been completed, and a way forward found, we will have to suspend expeditions.
To our loyal supporters and past volunteers the message is 'We are not going away, won't lie down, and will find a way at going on, even if it involves all volunteers having to buy shares in cotton wool and avoid Morris dancers'! More to follow.
By becoming a member of the Shark Conservation Society you will be automatically eligible to apply to join us on our research expeditions.
Register your email address with us and receive our electronic newsletter, delivered to your inbox twice a year.
Members are automatically invited to attend all of the society's public meetings.
You can join the Shark Conservation Society online by filling out and submitting the form below. You can choose to pay your £20 annual support fee online via PayPal or by cheque/postal order. Once we've received your support fee, you'll receive a welcome email from our chairman containing useful information on how you can get the most out of your support and help to improve the prospects for sharks around the world.
Alternatively, you can choose to become a friend of the Shark Conservation Society for £10 per year. Your membership fee will go towards the welfare of sharks in waters across the globe, and you'll receive our bi-annual digital newsletter.
Please fill out the form below to join SCS or click here to print off an application form. There are three types of enrolment opportunities, which are: Registered supporter (eligible to apply for expedition participation), Registered supporter (Overseas) and Friend of the society (expedition eligibility not required) a. Please tick the appropriate box
All donations are made via the PayPal online payment service.