Throughout the months of April and November every year, you have the opportunity to help celebrate and record Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show you care about our world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in the FIJI-WIDE SHAR
Once again it is time for all of the divers and snorkellers that visit the beautiful waters of Fiji to take part in The Great Fiji Shark Count, and Dive Wananavu is no different. Every time we hit the water throughout the month of April we will be makring down all of the shark, turtle and ray species we see (or don't, it all goes to help the scientists!).
All of the information that we collect will help towards trying to get a better idea of Fiji's shark populations so that they can be better protected.
A presentation by David Roe, Project AWARE's Marine Conservation Officer, that shows how you can help protect our friends the sharks.
Sharks are in danger and divers can play a major role in their protection. Many shark populations have decreased by over 80% yet global demand for their fins and meat is driving them ever closer to extinction. Weak and lacking fishing regulations means the ocean is being emptied of sharks, and yet they play a crucial role in keeping our ocean healthy.
Aquaria KLCC is joining with TRACC, Shark Savers Malaysia and others to launch a save the sharks campaign. Exhibits, displays, information & a school programme will all be used to raise awareness of the shark crisis. The campaign ultimately aims to change the law in Malaysia to add sharks to the protected species list.
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