awareness

Date: 
Aug. 26/12
Location: 
Wembury Beach, Devon
Church Road
Wembury, DEV PL9 0HP
United Kingdom
50° 19' 3.162" N, 4° 5' 1.7664" W

 

"As part of GVI’s mission we are always looking for a way to increase student’s environmental awareness and knowledge of global conservation issues.
Marine debris is a global problem with local solutions, and a local problem with global solutions. Together we must work together to tackle the marine debris problem and seek solutions at each end of the spectrum."
 

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Date: 
May. 17/12
Location: 
Federal Ministry of Justice
11011 Berlin Platz der Republik
Berlin
United States
52° 28' 50.4804" N, 13° 23' 29.9292" E

 

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Date: 
Apr. 14/12
Location: 
Red Hill Community Park
7484 Vineyard Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
United States
32° 29' 15.0864" N, 117° 35' 51.5616" W

WALK FOR THOUGHT: W.H.A.L.E will be having their first booth there with educational materials, free stuff, snacks and also come sign the PROJECT AWARE petition and help the sharks! We want to spread awareness about sharks and whales and make sure people can learn and have a better appreciation for them!

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Date: 
Jul. 09/11
Location: 
Blythe Bridge High School
Cheadle Road
Stoke on Trent ST11 9PW
United Kingdom
52° 52' 56.6076" N, 2° 9' 11.952" W

Get your fins on in protest against Shark Finning! Fin for Finning

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Date: 
Nov. 14/11
Location: 
Koh Phra Thong
Golden Buddha Beach
Kuraburi 82150
Thailand
9° 7' 23.7" N, 98° 14' 47.8068" E

Blue Guru will again be offering Eco-Master Scuba Diver training throughout our next dive season between November to April.

Initially designed for Divemaster Trainees, this discounted package of eco-educational specialty training will now be open to all divers with Rescue certification & 50 logged dives.

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This year we conducted 2 beach clean ups, a reef clean up dive & a Coral Watch survey snorkel, all on 22nd April - Dive For Earth Day. We were busy!! These activities were conducted with the involvement of: diving & non diving guests; Blue Guru & Golden Buddha Resort staff and 2 local Thai fishermen.

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Blue Guru is supporting the development of 2 local fishermen to ultimately become PADI divemasters & passionate ambassadors for protection of local coral reefs & marine life.

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Blue Guru conducted its 2nd season of the Whale Shark Program in 2011. We very much hoped to repeat our success from 2010 of spotting a previously unrecorded whale shark. Last year we snorkeled twice with a 5-6m whale shark at Richelieu Rock. The 7 participants of the program recorded data & took photographs, which were submitted to Project AWARE's Whale Shark Project database, run in conjunction with the Shark Trust, and Ecocean's photo library. It was the first time this particular shark had been recorded in either database. How exciting!

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Date: 
Jan. 09/12
Location: 
Koh Phra Thong
Golden Buddha Beach
Kuraburi 82150
Thailand
9° 7' 39.8064" N, 98° 14' 56.4576" E

Blue Guru will be running its Whale Shark Program for the 3rd season in 2012.

In 2010, participants spotted a Whale Shark never before recorded in either Project Aware's Whale Shark Program database (run by Shark Trust) or Ecocean's photo library. By submitting data & photos, we can now track where this whale shark is seen as it migrates through the Andaman Sea and potentially around the world. Will it return to Richelieu Rock again?

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