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Shark Saving Art Show at M-Event Space, Daikanyama (07/16-07/22)
Animal Loving Vegans and Vegetarian in and around Tokyo:
In the spirit of ocean conservation the Japan-based non-profit organization,PangeaSeed, for which I work as a coordinator, is ramping up it’s summer activities in Tokyo and abroad with events tailored to address one the biggest threats facing the health of world's oceans today - the rapid and mass depletion of sharks.
With each minute that passes close to 200 sharks are killed, adding up to an astonishing 80 million deaths each year. Scientists estimate global fish stocks will be in full collapse by 2048 if current consumption and destructive fishing practices continue. But what's even more shocking is that the majority of the ocean’s shark species could be extinct within the next 10-20 years.
So now, PangeaSeed will host its third annual not-for-profit art exhibition. This year’s event entitled Sink or Swim will take place in Tokyo July 16 – 22, 2011. The show aims to offer viewers new perspectives on the widely misunderstood and demonized shark. Located at Tokyo’s M Gallery in Daikanyama, PangeaSeed will feature never-before-seen artwork from over 40 global artists such as Dave Kinsey, Brad Klausen and Kelly Towels.
With a reception party to be held on Japan’s Ocean Day (Uminohi) Monday, July 18, guests of the fundraising event will enjoy a screening of the award-winning documentary, “Oceans”, followed by special guest speakers, live paintings and DJs.
I am posting this here as I know that CS is all about breaking down borders and connecting; and that is exactly what has to happen for sharks and the oceans.
Solve border-transcending problems united for the planet!
I hope to see as many as possible of you on the 18th July to celebrate the sea and pay homage to its magnificence.
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LOVE & SHARKS,