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Sep. 30/11

Sharks are in big trouble on the Great Barrier Reef and worldwide, according to an Australian-based team who have developed a world-first way to measure rates of decline in shark populations.

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Date: 
Jun. 01/11
Location: 
Two Fish Divers, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
Bunaken Island
Manado
Indonesia
1° 36' 32.8968" N, 124° 46' 48.396" E

Shark Guardian is a non-profit organization founded by Brendon Sing, an experienced scuba diving instructor trainer with a great passion for sharks. Brendon has for over 12 years been focusing on shark conservation, education, supporting shark conservation efforts and leading scuba dives for shark encounters. The Shark Guardian presentation was created by Brendon to be used as an inspiring, fun and visually stimulating slide show to be viewed by dive centers, resorts, international schools, diving enthusiasts and the general public

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Date: 
Jun. 01/11
Location: 
Two Fish Divers, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
Bunaken Island
Manado
Indonesia
1° 36' 32.8968" N, 124° 46' 48.396" E

Shark Guardian is a non-profit organization founded by Brendon Sing, an experienced scuba diving instructor trainer with a great passion for sharks. Brendon has for over 12 years been focusing on shark conservation, education, supporting shark conservation efforts and leading scuba dives for shark encounters. The Shark Guardian presentation was created by Brendon to be used as an inspiring, fun and visually stimulating slide show to be viewed by dive centers, resorts, international schools, diving enthusiasts and the general public

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Aug. 08/11

MID North Coast Tourism has backed scuba divers and environmentalists in their push for greater grey nurse shark protections off South West Rocks and the Coffs Coast, in Australia.

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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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Jun. 30/11

When PADI Course Directors, Darren McNamara and Katy Bloor, returned from a trip to Malaysia where they were astonished by the number of plastic bags floating around, they decided to raise awareness of the threats that plastic bags pose to marine wildlife. Back in the UK, they set up a challenge for members of their dive school Sub-Mission and asked them to go “Plastic Bag Free” for a week.

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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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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. 12/11
Location: 
Liveaboard Safari Diving Maldives Male
Maldives
4° 10' 15.6" N, 73° 28' 33.6" E

Each immersion in balkysub we want to protect and take care for the ocean, so when we organize diving trips to the Maldives we feature programs conducted environmental conservation, such as Whale Shark Operator, as part of the specialty AWARE Whale Shark Project. We will meet with whale sharks, so we will take pictures and report data. Join us!!

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Date: 
Jul. 09/11
Location: 
Henleaze School Bristol
United Kingdom
51° 30' 14.5476" N, 2° 37' 25.2192" W
  • On July 09th 2011 I will be raising shark awareness at a local School Summer Fayre in my community.

Fun activities on the programme include:

  • Shark Face Painting
  • Shark Tatoos
  • Coloring activities
  • Shark Slideshow
  • Petition Signatures
  • Shark Fin Game

and much much more ...

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