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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...

http://www.cnn.com/v....whdh?hpt=hp_t2

and this one...

[url="http://"%20<a%20href="http://www.digtriad.com/news/watercooler/article/187504/176/Teen-Catches-Blue-Shark-Sets--Massachusetts-Record""%20target="_blank">http://www.digtriad....r/a...ts-Record"</a>"]
http://www.digtriad....ts-Record[/url]

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.


#2 Drew

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 10:15 AM

Paula
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:

http://www.coastaldi...om/mission.html

It does seem hypocritical.

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 03:10 AM

Thanks for sharing this...
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