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 […]

New Study Finds Plastic in Majority of North Atlantic Ocean Sharks

New Study Finds Plastic in Majority of North Atlantic Ocean Sharks

Written by: Renee Street – Our Amazing Friend,  PADI Course Director, and Big Time Ocean Lover   It is not breaking news that our oceans are filled with plastic. Nor is it breaking news that many marine species are affected. But, a new study, focused solely on sharks and the results are yet another cause for concern and call to action. Plastic In Our Oceans It is estimated that between 4.8 and 12.7 million tons […]

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4 Ways To Get People To Care About The Ocean

Written by: Lydia Laurenson This probably sounds obvious, but it’s worth saying again: The oceans are a gorgeous, rich, and diverse ecosystem that have inspired and supported humanity for millennia. But the oceans are also choked with plastic and becoming more acidic by the day. People are overfishing, which threatens the survival of fish species — and also the survival of humans who live in coastal towns who depend on fish for food.   Sadly, even though people created these problems […]