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"Coastal discoveries" call this "marine education camp"...yeah right...

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#1 Paula Schi

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:01 AM

As I haven't written that many posts here on the board I do want to let my fellow readers in on this. When I saw this news contribution on CNN I was in complete shock and really sad what things are done in the name of "education". :-(
A summer camp called "Coastal discoveries" in Newbury, MA claims to be a marine education camp...


and this one...


Guess killing sharks is the best way to show kids their mission "to share our love of our ocean environment and to teach respect for its fragility." -Lee and Bob Yeomans

I am thinking of writing them a mail but I guess it won't help anyways. I mean- hey- "its just a shark".

Shame on these guys... :-(

Edited by Paula Schi, 19 August 2011 - 10:18 AM.

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 10:15 AM

The "camp" is run by a fishing operator... so no surprise they teach fishing as part of the curriculum.

This is the company's mission statement:


It does seem hypocritical.

"Journalism is what someone else does not want printed, everything else is public relations."

"I was born not knowing, and have only had a little time to change that here and there.

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 03:10 AM

Thanks for sharing this...
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