Gili Shark Conservation Awards

All About Our Yearly Catch up and Inaugural Gili Shark Conservation Awards Night

5th of October 2019Last weekend we hosted our yearly catch up and inaugural Gili Shark Conservation Awards! The wonderful Sharkie, Sophie, introduced us to the evening, as our bold and courageous MC. And our Lead Scientist, Andre, hosted the event and showcased our work to our lovely community here on the paradise island of Gili Air. Andre told everyone about what we’ve been up to in the past year and all about our plans for […]

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 Week, Discovery Channel and Nat Geo shows? Well, so do we. So we thought we’d do you a favor and tell you what type of […]

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 SO GOOD for the world! The foundation of the program is that decluttering helps you find joy. Get rid of what you don’t need, or […]

Sharkie News - Catch Up Event

Gili Shark Conservation Yearly Catch up and Inaugural Awards Night

11th of September 2019Save the date for our upcoming yearly catch up event! During this special night we’ll tell you all about what we’ve been up to in the past year and all about our plans for the future. We’ll share the latest insights about our mission to restore the reefs around the Gili Islands and how you can get involved.We’d also like to introduce to you the Gili Shark Conservation Awards. The purpose of […]

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 […]