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How To Travel Zero Plastic

These days, we can’t help but hear about the plastic pollution issues facing every region of our beautiful planet. We are bombarded with the fact that changes need to be made. We need to be more conscious of how everyone should change a few of their daily habits to make ...
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5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Do Conservation Work

Five reasons why everybody should do marine conservation at least once in their life! Being part of a conservation project is a unique chance to grow yourself and make a difference in this world. Enrolling In Marine Conservation Conservation work. You may hear those two words put together here and ...
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The Results of Our Shark Conservation Work in 2018

We are incredible proud to share our results of 2018 with you! It was an awesome year full of incredible adventures. We grew as individuals, as a team, and as an organization & we can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store for us. We spent on average 2 ...
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What Gift To Buy For A SCUBA Diving Addict?

A SCUBA diving addict can be easily recognized as someone who daydreams about the sea most of the time. And who knows so much about marine life and random ocean facts. It’s also someone who will probably be so passionate about it that they will slowly but surely make you ...
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The Impact Of the Earthquake On The Coral Reefs Around The Gili Islands

When the earth shook As most of you know, on August 5th 2018, the earth shook in North Lombok, Indonesia. An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter Scale caused major damage to the mainland and affecting the surrounding areas including our home, the Gili Islands. Following this, ...
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5 Ways You Can Leave Nothing But Footprints On The Gilis

Traveling sometimes does not make it easy to be environmentally friendly - especially when the place you are traveling to are remote islands! Here are some easy ways that you can help the earth while traveling to the Gili Islands, but these tips apply for traveling anywhere! 1. Bring your own ...
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What’s More Likely To Kill You Than A Shark?

As a scuba diver, how many times have you been asked the questions “Aren’t you scared of sharks?” or have been told “I’d never go scuba diving - what if there was a shark!”. These are things you’ve probably heard a million times over. And each time you probably have ...
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Our Plastic Free Paradise campaign: One year later!

Our Plastic Free Paradise campaign: One year later! If you visited the Gili islands over 2 years ago, you may have noticed that everywhere and everyone used to use plastic. No question asked, your purchase would be put in a plastic bag, your drink served in a plastic cup with ...
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5 Reasons You Should Join a Beach Clean Up

5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Beach Clean Up 1. Trash has a huge impact on our marine ecosystem At this point, you’re probably thinking that you have heard this before. But let me impress on you the scope of the problem. According to the NOAA, billions of pounds of ...
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The Importance of Marine Protected Areas

The importance of implementing Marine Protected Areas Did you know that Gili Islands are actually classed as a Marine Protected Area? Not many people are aware that the Gili Islands are actually classed as a Marine Protected Area called the Gili Matra Marine Park. Marine protected areas, commonly known as ...
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Why Sharks are Vital to our Ecosystem

Why are Sharks vital to our Marine Ecosystems? Without sharks there would be nothing. They are the most essential keystone species to many aquatic ecosystems. Whilst people think that sharks are “dangerous” and “scary” they only attack on average sixteen people per year, with only one in two years leading ...
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My life after the Gili Shark Conservation Project – by Taylor

My life after the Gili Shark Conservation Project - by Taylor Halfway through my marine science degree, I became uninspired by textbook lessons and lectures. I decided to go out into the world to do some “life study”. The first stop on my 20-month sabbatical was the Gili Shark Conservation ...
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What it Means to be a Scientific Scuba Diver

What it Means to be a Scientific Scuba Diver Most likely, the reason you want to  join the Gili Shark Conservation Project is that you care about the marine environment. One of the best parts of our program is that although we are a marine research center, you don’t need ...
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Our Dream for the Generations to Come: A Plastic Free Paradise

Our Dream for the Generations to Come: A Plastic Free Paradise Everyone has a different idea of the word “paradise”,  some imagine a meadow bursting with colorful flowers and the sound of birds chirping in the trees. Some picture a vibrant village full of happy faces and the sound of ...
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My Life After the Gili Shark Conservation Project – by Nico

My life after the Gili Shark Conservation Project – by Nico I joined the Gili Shark Conservation Project on April 2016 when I was 18 years old. Indonesia was my first destination as a Solo traveler. I left my home country of Argentina in search for a life closer to ...
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How we Capture the Change of the Gili Islands

How we Capture the Change of the Gili Islands “I’ve seen changes every time I dive, but I don’t have any photos to compare” and “The reef was so healthy, I wish I had taken more pictures”. These are two of the most common responses we get when we ask ...
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