ecotourism

May. 30/13

Sharks are worth more in the ocean than in a bowl of soup, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia.

A new study, published today in Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation, shows that shark ecotourism currently generates more than US$314 million annually worldwide and is expected to more than double to US$780 million in the next 20 years.

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Date: 
Sep. 14/12
Location: 
Langkawi Coral
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Malaysia
6° 3' 54.8964" N, 100° 2' 36.4452" E

This September is Debris Month of Action: a whole month dedicated to fighting the ocean's silent killer, marine debris. With your help we are sending a loud and clear message: "Stop the Ocean’s Silent Killer"

Join us in the battle against marine debris. Your local actions contribute to a clean, healthy future for the ocean.
 

Contact us: sales@langkawicoral.com

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Date: 
Jun. 21/12
Location: 
Isla Mujeres
Mexico
19° 18' 40.1148" N, 98° 5' 9.3768" W

 

The Whale Shark Festival© is a community extravaganza that showcases the achievements, the traditions and the environmental splendor of Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico.  It is an effort to raise awareness for the need to preserve the area’s marine ecosystem.  For more information visit www.WhaleSharkFest.com.

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Jun. 27/11

Shark populations over the last 50 years have decreased dramatically. From habitat degradation to overfishing and finning, human activities have affected their populations and made certain species all but disappear.

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