sharks

Date: 
Avr. 22/13
Emplacement: 
Grenada Dive Sites
Grenada
12° 3' 0.234" N, 61° 53' 49.1028" W

all week we are cleaning up our dive sites from objects not belonging. Not that we expect to find much, but will post our findings on Saturday.

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Date: 
Avr. 22/13
Emplacement: 
International School Bangkok
39/7 Soi Nichada Thani, Samakee Road
Amphur Pakkret, 12 11120
Thailand
13° 52' 41.0844" N, 100° 32' 47.3064" E

New BLUE LIST highlights Thailand’s 100% Shark Fin Free Hotels

Fin Free Thailand is a new campaign encouraging hotels and restaurants to 
stop  serving  shark  fin,  in  order  to  protect  endangered  sharks,  marine 
ecosystems, and people’s health. 

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Date: 
Avr. 14/12
Emplacement: 
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: 
Mar. 31/12
Emplacement: 
LIDS 2012, ExCel Exhibition Centre London E16 1XL
United Kingdom
51° 30' 19.1628" N, 0° 8' 14.3844" W

Divers and non-divers alike attending the London International Dive Show (#LIDS 2012) this weekend are in for a treat as marine ecologist and whale shark specialist Dr Simon J Pierce will be giving presentations with Project AWARE about whale shark conservation and ways to give sharks a fighting chance.

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Date: 
Mar. 31/12
Emplacement: 
Trawangan Dive
Gili Trawangan
Lombok NTB
Indonesia
8° 20' 55.4892" S, 116° 2' 20.2956" E

Trawangan Dive's Project Aware month!

 

Trawangan Dive is supporting 100% Aware program from the Project AWARE Foundation, further strengthening the dive centre’s ongoing commitment to global environmental conservation activities. This is a voluntary program that encourages PADI dive centres around the world to promote the work of Project AWARE, a non-profit organisation that relies on financial support from environmentally concerned divers.

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We did it! Five species of highly traded sharks, both manta rays and one species of sawfish were listed under CITES at the conclusion of CoP16 held this March in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more about these historic decisions for some of the world’s most vulnerable sharks and rays.

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Date: 
Mar. 09/12
Emplacement: 
Golden Phoenix Restaurant, then Calypso Reef
Station 2, White Beach
Boracay-Aklan, AKL 5608
Philippines
11° 54' 0" N, 121° 54' 0" E

One of Boracay's largest Chinese restaurants, Golden Phoenix, located on Station 2 of White Beach has shouted for sharks!

The executive chef has permanently removed shark meat from the menu and will use only synthetic noodles in any 'shark' labeled dishes - no shark product will be served at Golden Phoenix Restaurant in support of Project AWARE and our beautiful shark population.

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Date: 
Fév. 16/12
Emplacement: 
The Moscow Gostiny Dvor
Ilinka str, 4, entrance 4
Moscow
Russia
55° 45' 15.9444" N, 37° 37' 30.828" E

"Golden Dolphin" Moscow International Festival Festival is main event of the year in the country's "water life". This is a symbiosis of the art, sport, tourism and recreation. The event unites active water rest professionals and enthusiasts under one roof.

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Date: 
Déc. 11/11
Emplacement: 
Rich Coast Diving, Playas del Coco
Costa Rica
8° 43' 15.6432" N, 84° 38' 19.2192" W

Teaching the shark specialty, with 2 dives on Tuesday morning. Once we locate the sharks, we will look at the hazards and threats for these awesome creatures

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Date: 
Nov. 23/11
Emplacement: 
Bali Crystal Divers
Jl Tamblingan 168
Sanur 80228
Indonesia
8° 41' 42.2484" S, 115° 16' 1.8516" E

Bali Crystal Diver's are hosting a special Dinner for Diver's event where we will be celebrating collecting over 1000 signatures for Project Aware's Give Sharks a Fighting Chance campaign!

We will be offering a 50% discount on Dinner for all Divers who arrive with their Certification Cards between 6pm and 8pm; we will also be collecting donations for Project Aware  Shark conservation on the night!

We hope to see as many people as possible on Wednesday; please rsvp to info@crystal-divers.com or call 0361286737.

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