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 […]

The Story Of How I Became A Professional Marine Scientist

Shark Warrior In The Spotlight: Fernando Melendez

Over the past five years we have hosted hundreds of participants from all over the globe and we are so proud to say that many have gone on to pursue a career in conservation and marine science. Last week we caught up with Fernando Melendez who participated with us back in 2017 and has since flourished magnificently and accomplished his dream of becoming a professional marine scientist. Every Day I Visited The Reef, I Saw […]