4 BIG Ways Indonesia is Combating Its Plastic Waste Emergency!

Did you know that sadly, Indonesia is the world’s second largest contributor of plastic pollution? Rapid economic growth and a lack of solid waste disposal infrastructures means that a lot of single-use plastics end up in the oceans, harming marine life and food systems. However, not to fear—Indonesia isn’t simply standing by. From government initiatives to strong individuals fighting back, here are 4 ways Indonesia is tackling its plastic waste emergency head-on. 1. Plastic-Free Vision […]

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How You Can Protect Our Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are the most biodiverse ecosystems on earth. They provide a home for a vast number of species and also protect our coastlines from storms and erosion. However, coral reefs are under threat, with coral bleaching affecting 90% of the coral reefs surveyed in the Great Barrier Reef this year, and more than 75% of reefs face bleaching globally. What Is Coral Bleaching And Why Is It So Bad? To understand coral bleaching, we […]

Cover Sharkie News - Newly Discovered Seagrass Crowned World’s Largest Plant!

Newly Discovered Seagrass Crowned World’s Largest Plant!

1st of June 2022 – written by Stacey Bondareva Researchers have made a fascinating new discovery: a species of seagrass called Poseidon’s ribbon weed (Posidonia australis), which is now considered the largest plant in the world, reaching a whopping 180 kilometers or 112 miles long. A Nice Suprise… The research team at the University of Western Australia and Flinders University recently set out to measure a field of seagrass meadows in Australia’s Shark Bay World […]

Gili Shark Conservation collaberates with Wageningen University

New Partnership Announcement

29 April 2021 We are at a point where we can change the tide on the oceans. But a healthy ocean requires robust global knowledge of ocean science. We need to work together, connect our actions, and learn from each other. We Can Not Manage What We Can Not Measure We are super excited to share with you that we will start a collaboration with Wageningen University & Research. We are sure that most of […]

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 […]