You can get involved in marine conservation in many different ways. Read here how you can protect the ocean.

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 […]

Hope Spots are special places that are scientifically identified as critical to the health of the ocean. Our Hope Spots are championed by local conservationists whom we support with communications, expeditions and scientific advisory.

Indonesia’s Neighbour Has A New Hope Spot

Written by: Renee Street – Our Amazing Friend,  PADI Course Director, and Big Time Ocean Lover On World Oceans Day (8 June 2020), Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue officially designated the northern waters of Timor Leste as the Ombai-Wetar Strait Hope Spot. Becoming the newest global Hope Spot is a huge honor for Asia’s newest country, recognizing the area’s marine biodiversity and potential for sustainable marine ecotourism development. Who Is Dr. Sylvia Earle? Dr. Sylvia Earle […]

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 […]