Maui Ocean Center, Hawai’i
Ocean Aloha at the Maui Ocean Center!
This focuses on island based marine conservation providing further education for both visitors and locals.
It includes: themed in-park entertainment for children teaching them to care for natural resources, sustainable shopping and dining and organized beach clean ups.
Palma Aquarium Spain
Saving the Sand sharks in the Mediterranean
A new initiative with the aim of conserving the shark population received a kickstart at the Palma Aquarium in a joint signing between national ministries and five conservation organizations.
The signing of this new project, aims to breed “Gatvaires” as an initiative to raise awareness and improve the conservation status of the species.
This project will have a minimum duration of about three years and the long-term goal is to extend the initiative to other endangered sharks in the Balearic Islands.