Frequently asked questions about corals and coral reef restoration

All You Ever Wanted To Know About Corals

Here at the Gili Shark Conservation project, we work hard, year-round not just to protect sharks, but to protect all marine life including the coral reefs. In order to protect sharks, we must also do what we can to conserve their environment which is why in 2019 we decided to start our own coral restoration project. (A big thank you to our amazing partners The International SeaKeepers Society and PADI 5 star dive resort Oceans5 […]

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More Support For Our Coral Restoration Project

7 August 2020 In a continued partnership, The International SeaKeepers Society Asia has once again joined hands with our research team and will keep supporting our coral restoration project.  In 2019, 60 hex domes with over 600 coral fragments were situated at a selected location North of the Gili Islands, Indonesia. For those not familiar with this area, the Gili Islands are classed as a Marine Protected Area (MPA) called the Gili Matra Marine Park. […]

How Coronavirus Lockdown Helped Nature to Heal (Even if Temporarily) from Human Damages

Good News For Mother Nature In 2020

Written by: Renee Street – Our Amazing Friend,  PADI Course Director, and Big Time Ocean Lover Although much of 2020 has been full of bad news for humanity, it hasn’t been all bad for our planet, and its non-human inhabitants. There have been multiple stories of recovery, relief, and abundance due to the temporary economic and cultural changes caused by the Coronavirus. These stories make us smile and hopefully will make us change.  A Global […]

Are whitetip reef sharks dangerous? You find the answer here.

FAQ White Tip Reef Sharks

  The Gili Islands are special for countless reasons however one of the most special ones is that they play host to a Whitetip reef shark nursery. This means that consistently for decade’s whitetip reef sharks have used the coral reefs surrounding the Gili islands to have their pups. The pups live under rocks and in caves for protection until they are big enough to go off and explore the ocean. We wanted to answer […]

The Most Frequently Asked Questions ABout Turtle Nests

FAQ Turtle Nests

On the Gili Islands, we are lucky enough to have a wonderful population of both green sea turtles and hawksbill sea turtles. Both species and endangered, in fact hawksbill sea turtles and critically endangered and we want to make sure that these beautiful creatures are protected through their whole life cycle. Every year pregnant females make their way to our beaches to lay eggs which is a magical event to whiteness and beautiful journey to […]