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Sea stars: The celebrities supporting ocean conservation

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Nina Dobrev

When it comes to environmental issues as big as the threats facing our oceans it can feel like there's nothing you can do as just one person. However, it is our collective effort that can make a change and who better to demonstrate this than ocean-loving A-listers? Take inspiration to join the fight from these celebrities who support ocean conservation.

Nina Dobrev

American actress Nina Dobrev has long been known as a fan of the ocean, frequently posting images of vacations on board luxury yachts where she enjoys snorkelling and watersports. In January 2018 she cemented this by becoming an ambassador for ocean conservation charity Oceana. For her first duty Dobrev took part in a video campaigning for better protection of the world's sharks as part of Oceana's ongoing campaign to ban the trade and sale of shark fin products in the US.

“I was really struck by how graceful sharks are – and how uninterested they were in me," said Dobrev. "These are unique, fascinating animals and they deserve our respect. The US has a great opportunity to set a positive example and help discourage the demand for shark fins around the world.”

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