The results are in for this year's 2022 Name a Whale Shark Content. Diving with Galapagos Shark Diving means diving in paradise and supporting shark conservation at the same time. For every diver traveling with us Galapagos Shark Diving donates to the Galapagos research project, the "Galapagos Whale Shark Project". Additionally, all profits made by the company will be donated at the end of the year to the research project to support marine conservation in the Galapagos Islands.
We talked with the founder of Galapagos Shark Diving, Jenny Waack, about her eco-tourism organisation. They combine tourism and citizen science so their guests can explore AND restore the Galapagos Islands, one of the world's most protected marine parks.
Read on to learn more about Jenny's job and how you can get involved...
This combined data was then presented to the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica and in October of 2021, the Presidents of the two nations declared the Swimway a Marine Protected Area, effectively creating a conservation area of 120,000km2 (75,000 sq. miles).