Coral reefs will save the day. Here is why they are important.

Coral Reefs Will Save the Day: Here’s Why They’re Important

All divers will tell you how beautiful coral reefs are. They’re like the cities under the ocean, home to hundreds of fish and wonderful creatures! Their value lies far beyond their beauty and the pleasure it brings to those who explore it. Coral reefs are fundamental for many reasons. From ...
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How I got the funding to join a conservation program abroad and make the most out of my gapyear

How I Funded my Application

So… we all need to face the hard truth that as fun as these projects are, they are not exactly cheap. The expenses of volunteering are the same as if you were coming on a holiday: you need to pay for your transport, food, accommodation and any extra courses you ...
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Do a divemaster internship with a conservation twist

Do A Divemaster Internship With A Marine Conservation Twist

Do you want to become a Divemaster and do marine conservation? Join our project and do both! Do your Divemaster at Gili Shark Conservation Project and you can contribute to marine conservation while gaining your PADI Divemaster qualification too. Want to know what our marine conservation project is about? The ...
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quiz what type of shark are you?

Get to Know Yourself Better: What Type of Shark Are You?

Do you ever sit in the shower and wonder what type of shark you are? Do you sit at your desk, staring out of the window, pondering whether you and a Whale shark could be friends? Do you contemplate if you're the Great white or the Mako shark in Shark ...
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It’s actually cool to be environmentally friendly these days. Let’s embrace that with open arms! Here are four easy things to do to start green living.

Be Environmentally Friendly: Four Steps for Green Living

It’s actually cool to be environmentally friendly these days. Let’s embrace that with open arms! Here are four ways you can action green living. 1. Be a minimalist Everyone’s heard of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, last season’s Netflix sensation. But what can we learn from it? Using less is ...
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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 ...
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Cover blog - top 5 dive sites around the Gili Islands

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Cover Blog all You Ever Wanted To Know About Baby Sharks And Shark Reproduction

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 ...
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Cover blog - 7 ways to pursue a career in marine conservation

7 Ways to Pursue Your Dream of Getting a Job in Marine Conservation

Do you feel like you should have been born a mermaid/man? Are you one of those who cries (visible or not, we won’t judge) whenever you see wildlife suffering from human impact? Then we bet your dream job is marine conservation. Are we right? If so, you’ve probably already realized ...
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Coral Restoration: Our Research Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Coral Restoration Corals are not only pretty to look at! They are vital to marine life. Coral reefs also protect the shores from storms and tsunamis. They even prevent erosion of beaches. And it’s the only living organism that can be seen from outer space! Are you convinced that corals ...
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We encourage you to travel alone!

5 Secrets Of Traveling Alone

Are you tossing and turning at night because you can't decide whether a solo trip will be right for you? Traveling alone can be a rewarding journey if you know how to make the most of it. Still, we understand you might hesitate.Because it won’t always be easy. The secret ...
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Cover Blog How To Travel With Zero Plastic

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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Cover Blog 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Do Conservation Work

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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cover blog shark conservation results of 2018

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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