Richard Peirce - Shark Conservationist, Researcher, Writer and Broadcaster
Richard Peirce has had a lifelong fascination with sharks, and has been fortunate to have been able to encounter these animals in many parts of the world.
He is a passionate shark conservationist who now spends most of his time on various projects trying to help these beautiful endangered creatures and stop them being pushed into extinction.
Richard lives in North Cornwall, England, and travels to the Middle East, India, South Africa, Australasia, and the Americas as well as all over Europe and the UK on shark conservation issues. Richard is Chairman of the Shark Trust, the Shark Conservation Society, and sponsored the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain tag and release programme and other projects.
In 2005 Richard and Jacqui Peirce started Shark Cornwall specifically to provide a vehicle for bringing the existence of sharks in British waters to the attention of the general public. In 2006 they launched the first cage diving in northern Europe working off Cornwall with Blue sharks as the target species. Having successfully launched this "new to Britain" form of shark eco-tourism Shark Cornwall is now working with Cornish skippers to take it forward and give a live value to sharks.
DVD's and Books
The second edition of "Sharks in British Seas" will be published on December 7th 2011. The second edition has an extra 70+ pages and includes revisions, updates, new photos and three new chapters. (£14.99 inc p & p)
The DVD "Sharks in British Seas" can also be ordered from Shark Shopping and the cover price of £14.99 INCLUDES all p & p charges for this exciting 67 minute feature length film.
The DVD "Sharks Attack Britain" is not what you will be expecting and packs a real punch at the end. (£9.99 inc p & p)
Richard's book "Sharks off Cornwall & Devon" published by TorMark and available at £5.99 inc. p & p can also be bought from the shop on this website.
"Pirates of Devon & Cornwall" (£6.99 inc. p & p) can be bought from the shop on this website
Richard's latest book "Shark Attack Britain" is out now (£6.99 inc. p & p) and can be bought from the shop on this website
Richard Peirce is currently working on two new books which will be released in 2012