School Education Program

The Micronesian Shark Foundation Shark Education Program is conducted jointly with the Palau Conservation Society's “Ridge to Reef” school program. The Ridge to Reef program is open to 5th graders from all of Palau schools.

At the end each program, a team of two from the Foundation talk with the students on the importance of sharks to our ecosystem. Tim, the Shark Ranger, conducts the presentation while Finny the funny shark, attired with a shark costume dances, hugs and shakes hands with the students. Most importantly, Finny brings huge smiles to the children's faces and a recognition that sharks are an important and vital part of the ecosystem and reefs.

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Related Links

Shark Week

Shark Tagging

Shark Count

Shark Photo ID


Contact Us

Micronesian Shark Foundation
P.O. Box 964
Koror, PW 96940
Republic of Palau

Tel: +680 488 2637
Fax: +680 488 5418