Scientists in Florida had a coral breeding breakthrough which could save their ‘Great Barrier Reef’

Scientists in Florida had a coral breeding breakthrough which could save their ‘Great Barrier Reef’

3rd of September 2019 We have some GOOD NEWS for you from the world of coral restoration! For the first time, scientists at the Florida Aquarium have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species. This could help turn the tide in the battle to save declining coral reef populations. Scientists tricked the corals to spawn using technology, simulating sunrise, sunset, temperature and moon phases. They are planning to use the technology to breed […]

Cover blog: Four Reasons I Quit My Job for Scuba Diving and Conservation

Four Reasons I Quit My Job for Scuba Diving and Conservation

It’s usually a long time coming. You don’t just quit your job. You think about how to quit your job for a long time before you finally have the guts to pull the plug. There are 100 questions to answer: “What if I can make it better? What if I’m making the wrong decision?” If you think about it that often and hard, you should have quit your job a long time ago! Upon reflection, […]

Teen climate activist sparks awareness by sailing the Atlantic

Teen climate activist sparks awareness by sailing the Atlantic

16th of August 2019There is hope in the world! Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail on her voyage from England to the USA for the United Nations climate talks in New York City next month.  Greta Thunberg is a world renowned climate activist. Last year, the 16 year old first triggered a global movement of weekly “student strikes for climate” last year. She skipped classes every Friday to protest outside the Parliament of Sweden. […]

Sharkie News - The American Pocket Shark

A New Species Of Shark Has Been Discovered!

5th of August 2019 ALERT! A new species of shark has been discovered! This is the best news we’ve heard in a long time. And when you hear more about the species, you’ll know why we are so excited. The American pocket shark is a mere 5.5 inches long, competing for smallest shark in the world against the Dwarf Lantern Shark who is said to fit in the size of your hand. The reason this […]

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 […]