Category Archives: Shark Sanctuary

Shark Sanctuary: One Year On

“And this, these are pa’u mango”, our guide said, pointing to a set of drums as he continued his explanation of the band’s instruments. “Mango means shark. Why shark? Because these [pointing to the drum heads] used to be made … Continue reading

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Shark sanctuary created, what next?

This past Wednesday saw the Minister of Marine Resources, the Hon Teina Bishop, declare all of the Cook Islands EEZ a shark sanctuary. One small statement for Minister Bishop, but a huge amount of work for PICI. This has not … Continue reading

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Shark campaign update

It’s been ages since we have had an update on here, and the main reason is that we have been so busy working on the projects that we have neglected to communicate back out through the blog. While work continues … Continue reading

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Project Updates- welcome back!

It’s been a few months since we updated our blog.   Time flies when you’re having fun, right?  PICI seems to be gaining momentum and setting some roots in the marine conservation arena.   Firstly, our Cook Islands Turtle Project (CITP) received … Continue reading

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PICI’s Shark Sanctuary Update: Volume 1

I could probably talk for 3 straight hours, gasping for breath, about PICI’s efforts to help establish a Shark Sanctuary here in the Cook Islands.  Our detailed plan of action, our meeting minutes, our prospects and detractors and our extensive … Continue reading

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