The enormous whale shark is the largest animal on the planet yet it’s population has been decimated to one of the smallest. As we turn this year’s chapter of the whale shark, the focus of environmentalists and planet lovers should be on the survival of all the endangered species lives.
Destruction of breeding areas such a coral reefs and mangroves and the destruction of rain forests and grasslands has significantly affected the populations, increased global warming, decimated agricultural production and increased human-wildlife conflicts.
International Whale Shark Day is a clarion call to pool all our efforts towards conservation and sustainable resource use.
Voyager’s last photo of earth may depict it as a pale blue dot, but in this dot lies everything and everyone we know. This pale blue dot is home. Let’s protect it. Fish Levy Trust Fund is committed towards conservation and resources sustainability.