3.5/4 stars "Stewart’s third film is also his best" - Toronto Star
"A beautiful film from a beautiful soul" - Huffington Post
5/5 Stars - James Wegg Reviews
"One of the most important documentaries you will see." - HSI
3.5/4 stars "Stewart’s strongest and most poignant work" - The Gate
"Powerful, Passionate, Eye-Opening" - Mr. Will Wong
3/4 stars "One last great act of environmental heroism"- Globe and Mail
"Amazing, Majestic" - Vice
5/5 stars "Heroic. An anthem for a new generation" - Showtimes.com
5/5 "Visually stunning, a must-see for all generations" - Tribute
“See Sharkwater and help save sharks and the oceans that we depend on. You can make a difference.” - Rob Stewart
"The animal we fear the most is the one we can't live without." - Rob Stewart
"There is simply no issue more important. Conservation is the preservation of human life on earth, and that, above all else, is worth fighting for.” - Rob Stewart
You can help save the sharks. Sharks maintain the balance in the ocean, which regulates our planet’s oxygen. Right now, the Earth’s most important ecosystem is in danger of collapsing. This threatens all life in, and above, the ocean. If you are inspired to act here’s your call to action. Click below to make a difference. Pledge, Sign up and Donate, but most of all, spread the word!
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Sharkwater: Extinction (2018) is a thrilling and inspiring action packed journey that follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the massive illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it — a conspiracy that is leading to the extinction of sharks.
From West Africa, Spain, Panama, Costa Rica, France, and even in our own backyard, Stewart’s third film dives into the often violent underworld of the pirate fishing trade to expose a multi-billion dollar industry.
Shark finning is still rampant, shark fin soup is still being consumed on an enormous scale, and endangered sharks are now also being used to make products for human consumption. Stewart’s mission is to save the sharks and oceans before it’s too late.
But exposing illegal activities isn’t easy; protecting sharks has earned him some powerful enemies.
Sharkwater, Rob’s first film, brought the devastating issue of shark finning used in shark fin soup to the world stage. His multi award-winning film changed laws and public policy worldwide, created hundreds of conservation groups. Today more than 90 countries have banned shark finning or the trade of shark products. Even so, Stewart finds sharks are still being fished to extinction.read more