Charles HoodCharles runs specialist Basking Shark and Blue Shark tours out of Penzance. Encountering sharks in the wild is a key means of gaining the public’s support for their survival and dispelling the myth that sharks are simply man-eaters. Charles’ close interaction with British sharks has also grabbed media attention, featuring on The One Show and the BBC’s Britain’s Secret Seas. A keen underwater photographer, Charles’ images have been used in many worldwide publications to promote marine conservation, including Shark Trust campaigns.