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10 Things I Love About Whale Sharks

By on 30 August 2017

Celebrate International Whale Shark Day by learning some fun facts about whale sharks!

It's Endangered Species Day!

Endangered Species Day

By on 19 May 2017

Help raise awareness for special species threatened with extinction on Endangered Species Day. We are in the midst of a sixth mass extinction of our making. But we can make a difference to the many species of animals and plants that are in desperate need of our help. Educate yourself and others on threatened species, why […]

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Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism Guide Released

By on 3 March 2017

The guide, Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice, is a new collaborative effort from The Manta Trust, PADI’s Project Aware, and WWF. Even as shark and ray populations are facing serious threats, mostly due to overfishing, shark- and ray-interaction tourism is increasing around the world. this guide aims to help operators, NGO’s, and […]

Merry Sharkmas!

By on 22 December 2016

Well, 2016 is almost at an end. It’s been a crazy roller-coaster of a year. I’ve been pretty much living out of a suitcase while splitting my year between three “homes” (California/Utila/Sweden). I am still reeling from the devastation of the current/future political situation. I am still grappling with the “how can this be happening” […]

Plastic Seas

By on 20 October 2016

Plastic pollution is a global issue that I have witnessed first-hand, and it’s probably worse than you can imagine. Do you remember a world before plastic? I don’t– but it wasn’t so long ago. Even in my lifetime, I have seen the trend toward a single-use, throw-away culture. Now that I stop to think, it seems like […]