As Shark Guardian waves good bye to 2013 and welcomes 2014 with a smile, we look back at a wonderful year. Since dedicating full time to our Shark Guardian mission at the start of February, nearly 20,000 people have seen our fantastic shark and marine presentation. We have been to countries we did not think […]
A busy month of presentations in schools and diving locations in Thailand and Indonesia for Shark Guardian this month. Also lots of new Shark Guardian Dive Centers are getting involved to support shark conservation. Plus, as our Thailand eShark project goes live, we are excited to see the response from Thailand diving communities nationwide! Shark […]
Shark Guardian were special guests at the Aquamaster Opening event in Chalong, Phuket, (Southern Thailand) on Friday 11th October. Lots of fun and shark education were had by all as Directors, Liz and Brendon, did their full presentation. Then the crowds got involved with a shark quiz in the afternoon. A presentation for Dive shop […]
Shark Guardian were pleased to return to Walker’s Inn, Khao Lak, on the west cost of Thailand on Monday the 7th October. A mixture of dive professionals and tourists from a range of nationalities enjoyed the facts, videos and information presented. The crowd also gave a positive reaction to news of projects aimed at Shark […]
Monthly Update: September 2013 – Hong Kong Government bans shark fin at meetings plus Shark Guardian goes global!
September has been full of shark news around the world, specifically a huge step from the Hong Kong government. Plus Shark Guardian has been busy with local presentations, origami sharks and shark monitoring projects. As well as speaking out for divers to the press in Bangkok and Spreading our education worldwide through our Shark Guardian […]
As we prepare to update our Shark Guardian followers with news from the shark world and our activities last month, we just had to provide an update first with the amazing news coming from the airline world. In the last few days more airlines have banned the transport of shark fin. Shark Guardian is extremely […]
Shark fin soup is eaten and enjoyed as a so called ‘delicacy’ in many Countries around the world. It is consumed especially on occasions like weddings and birthdays, particularly in Chinese communities. In most places, selling or consuming shark fin soup is not illegal. Neither is buying or consuming other shark products. Shark Guardians’ focus […]
Monthly Update: August 2013 – Phuket Ocean clean up, Thailand presentations and some shark fin bans!
Back in Khao Lak, Phang Nga, Thailand, since the start of August, Shark Guardian has been focusing on local projects and educating diving communities. There is now another hundred plus people with increased knowledge on sharks with ideas on how they can get involved in conservation! Plus this month some big achievements around the world […]
Is buying sharks from local fishermen and then releasing them in to safer, protected waters a solution to keeping more sharks alive? Here is an account of shark conservation efforts in Indonesia. On Saturday 20th July 2013 the Gili Shark Foundation, led by Steve Woods, performed the first shark release in to the waters of the Gili […]
Sometimes deep sea sharks turn up to amaze the world! Especially in the deep, dark, remote portions of the sea. Shark biologist Paul Clerkin conducted a survey in the southern Indian Ocean in 2012 that yielded rarely seen sharks, including a possible eight new species of deep sea sharks. Among these amazing and exotic finds were 3 […]