Sharkie News: Weekly Conservation Classes for the Kids On Gili Air

We now teach over weekly conservation classes to more than 120 kids!

We’ve got some really exciting news to share with you! We hired two more teachers to teach the children of Gili Air about the magical world of conservation. This means we have now four teachers that visit the school every Saturday and more than 120 kids are part of our Club Harapan program. Isn’t that amazing? 120 kids that learn about the environment and get involved with conservation efforts. 120 kids that will inspire others […]

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Top 5 Dives Sites Around The Gili Islands

The Gili Islands in Indonesia are famous for the amazing underwater world, lots of turtles and (baby) sharks! Divers from all over the world come to experience the warm and clear idyllic waters as well as the diversity of marine life. The water temperature averages at 28 degrees and the visibility vary throughout the year but can be as clear as 30m+. The Gilis are protected by Lombok, but there are often strong currents, which means […]

Take Diving To The Next Level - Become a Citizen Scientist

Take Diving to the Next Level: Be a Citizen Scientist

Have you always wanted to be a marine scientist, but not had the skills or courage it required? Have you been thinking lately that you would like to do more meaningful diving? Have you been itching to make a difference? We have good news. You can achieve all these things by becoming a citizen scientist. Let us tell you how. What Is Citizen Science? Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in […]

Shark Conservation In Indonesia

Why I Joined The Gili Shark Conservation Project – Twice!

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel around a lot of the world for both business and pleasure but rarely do I ever return to the same place. I figure there are so many new places to visit in the world, why would I ever return to somewhere? But this year I did exactly that! Last year I had been working for the same insurance company in London for 13 years and had recently gone through […]

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A Full Guide to Shark Reproduction and Baby Sharks

Did you dive in the Gili Islands yet? Were you lucky enough to visit the baby sharks, or pups as they are technically called? The Gili Islands are unique for their shark nursery of whitetip reef sharks. This is one of the reasons why we started our project – to ensure the protection of the shark nursery.  Shark reproduction is something out of the ordinary. It includes nothing less than deep wounds, mermaid’s purses and […]