Project

The Watermen Project

Species
  • Sharks
Years funded
  • 2013
Status
  • Archived
Project type
  • Research
Description

Imagine diving hundreds of metres into the depths on one breath. Now imagine using this ability to tag great white sharks in the least harmful way possible. William uses free-diving to help scientists tag different shark species around the world.

The Watermen Project

William Winram

Project leader
About the project leader
I grew up on the west coast of Canada and started free diving and spearfishing at a very young age. Pretty much everything that I loved involved the sea: surfing, free diving, spearfishing, sailing. My father taught me to free dive, and he also taught me to respect the sea. ‘If you’re going to spend time in the sea,’ he said, ‘it’s your responsibility to protect it.’For more than 40 years I have been moved, impassioned and motivated by my love for the sea. Although I always tried to have a positive impact on the environment, as the years passed...
PROJECT LOCATION : Worldwide
Project details

The Watermen Project