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Recycling Sharks

Recycling Sharks comic art
Graphic: Sade Storthz

Episodes | Shark Saver Spotlight

Meet the "Recycling Sharks" Rebecca and Reef and their new dolphin friend Reggie. Learn more about how humans impact their ocean habitat and what we can do to help protect them. New "Recycling Sharks" comic adventures will be released here and on Science Matters Facebook during the week of July 11- 17, 2021.

"Recycling Sharks" Schedule of shark approved topics:

  • July 11 - Recycle 
  • July 12 - Reduce
  • July 13 - Reuse
  • July 14 - Community Involvement
  • July 15 - Eat Sustainably
  • July 16 - Use Reef Safe Sunscreen
  • July 17 - New Outlook 

Shark Saver Spotlight

If you love sharks like we do, share your drawings, comics or costumes of sharks, dolphins, and other sea creatures with us. Email a photo to: [email protected] for a chance to be featured on VPM Science Matter’s Facebook page. Please include first name and title of your work. Open to all ages.

Check out the Photo Album on Facebook.

Meet the Creators

Sade StorthzSade Storthz is a recent graduate from the University of Virginia where she majored in English and Youth and Social Innovation. Her goal is to write children's literature and create television programming centered around the topics of inclusivity and sustainability. Before the pandemic, she studied abroad with Semester at Sea and loves all things about the ocean.


Heather KingHeather Nicole King explores sustainable initiatives within Virginia Commonwealth University and the Richmond community. Through science communication and the power of curiosity, she hopes to engage the public on ways to learn and connect with the environment.