The Seahorseman nominated for film award

By August 11, 2012The Seahorse Trust News

Great news ‘The Seahorseman’ a documentary about the traditional medicine trade has been nominated for an award at the Malaysian Film Festival
The documentary features Kealan from Save Our Seahorses and The Seahorse Trust narrated by actor John Hurt and is due to be aired on the 24th of August on the Eden Channel and was filmed and produced by Gillian Marsh from GMTV.
Kealan is filmed as he goes undercover in China, fully exposing the traditional medicine trade which is considerably worse than we thought, using up to 150 million seahorses per year.
Together we are about to launch a campaign called Save Our Seahorses, inviting the people of China to help us to sort this problem out.
The campaign will be run by the Seahorse Alliance; a group of organisations and individuals commited to the preservation of the seahorse.
An 8 minute version of this documentary is currently being shown on 93% of internal flights in China and was kindly put together by our Friends at Widlaid. the documentary can be seen on You Tube on

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