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July 13, 2012

Turning fear into a passion... for sharks!

By Julie, Campaign leader

Meet Mercy, he is the youngest crew member of the Pacific Voyagers vaka, the Hine Moana. He grew up terrified of sharks, as most Tongans do. Yet, a moment in Cocos changed his life when he decided to overcome his fear ­ and he realized sharks are not what they seem.

It is now his singular mission to save, conserve and protect sharks ­ and deliver the message that sharks are misunderstood ­ all over the world. We met up with Mercy in the Solomon Islands, as part of Sea Shepherd's Operation Requiem. And we will never forget his story...

And yesterday's...