FL - Guy Harvey: A ‘yes’ vote on shark fin ban is a vote for Florida jobs
We can do better than this.
I have spent much of my life on the water, enjoying the fruits of our oceans and continuously marveling at the wondrous beauty beneath the waves. And a truly incredible part of that wondrous beauty is the spotting of a large shark. To those who have never witnessed an apex predator in the wild, seeing the majesty and grace of a full-grown shark is something you will never forget.
And it appears I am not alone.
A recent report by the highly regarded (and independent) organization, Oceana, found that Florida’s shark-based tourism means over $220,000,000 per year to our state.
What does that $220 million mean?