Save our Seas

Save our Seas

DW English

Thousands of great white sharks were thought to swim in South Africa’s coastal waters, but new research suggests they number as few as 350. ‘Save Our Seas’ is trying to help humans and the remaining sharks co-exist.

Visit Save our Seas HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

  • Marine and bird life
  • Great white sharks
  • They troll these waters in large numbers
  • Top commercial cage diving destinations
  • Scientific research
  • Collecting daily observation data
  • Push legislations at high levels
  • They are perceived as dangerous
  • Unjustified prejudice
  • Cage diving operators
  • Once in a lifetime thrill
  • Seeing them first hand
  • It’s pretty amazing
  • Back on land
  • Analyses the latest data
  • Awe inspiring species
  • It is vital for their conservation
  • Long term conservation success
  • Save our Seas foundation
  • They rely on healthy oceans to survive
  • The tourist boat
  • To further our knowledge on this animal
  • There is plenty of research still to be done

Shark Attacks  Infographic



Atlantic Edge Films

Footage taken in FalseBay (South Africa) amongst the Kelp forests. See the variety of Shark species including the Seven Gill Shark and the Stripped Cat Shark.

Atlantic Edge Films specialises in underwater filming, marine logistics and has an extensive stock footage library of 4-8k footage. Based in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa they have a wealth of marine wildlife right on their doorstep – including numerous species of whales, dolphins, seals, marine birds, fish and of course sharks – lots of sharks!
They are experts at filming Great White Shark behaviour, both above and below the water, whether with or without a cage.
Their work is often featured on the BBC, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and National Geographic Channel.  READ MORE