Environment

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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Downbelow has committed to support Project AWARE's environmental conservation efforts by signing up for 500 Project AWARE branded certification cards.

Divers who contribute towards Project AWARE's causes, get a special Project AWARE branded certification card to show off their commitment. 

This amount goes directly to Project AWARE whose current main focus is on Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris.

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Shark Guardian was invited to the National Environment Conference in Brunei as an honored guest, speaker and to take part in an open forum discussion on marine biodiversity and shark conservation. Shark Guardian was aiming to encourage government ministers, present at the conference to develop and initiate shark sanctuaries in Brunei following the "Eco Tourism" example of other nations such as Palau, Hawaii and Maldives.

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