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상어 & 가오리: 취약한 종 보호하기

2030년까지 흔히 접하는 상어 종의 감소되는 개체수를 역전시키는 것입니다.



위협 & 우리의 역할

최고의 포식 동물인, 상어는 건강한 해양 생태계를 관리하는 데 도움을 주지만, 그 상어들은 멸종 위기에 직면한 약 300 종과 함께 우리의 바다에서 가장 멸종 위기에 처한 종들 중에 보호 되지 않은 종의 일부로 남아 있습니다.

상어와 가오리 관광은 많은 국가들의 경제의 필수적인 구성 요소로, 다이빙 커뮤니티에 보존을 주도하고 영향을 미칠 수있는 중요한 기회를 제공합니다. 남획과 서식지 손실로 인한 주요 위협으로 다이버들은 시민 과학과 지지를 통해 상어와 가오리 감소에 대처하기 위한 글로벌 노력을 주도할 수 있습니다.



Help save sharks by supporting the
Global Shark & Ray Census

To combat this ocean emergency, PADI AWARE is proud to introduce the Global Shark & Ray Census, a global citizen science program that aims to monitor shark and ray populations and to ensure they are protected from extinction. Both divers and non-divers will be able to collect sightings data on the species they encounter, or take part in monitoring sites to track population trends. The data will undergo rigorous scientific analysis and will be used to ensure vulnerable species of sharks and rays have adequate protection to ensure healthy populations.




우리의 전략

2030 년까지 흔히 접하는 상어 종의 역 개체수 감소를 역전시키기.  

주요 액션 (1) 2023 년까지 상어와 가오리 보존을 촉진하기 위해 PADI Torchbearers™를 참여시키는 10 개의 국내 캠페인을 배포하기. (2) 다이버들이 흔히 접하는 상어 개체군에 대한 정보를 수집하기 위해 글로벌 상어 개체수 조사를 출시하기.





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Protect what you love. Become an Ocean Torchbearer.

Join the community helping to protect global shark and ray populations.



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Increased Protection Measures for Over 100 Species

Protecting sharks and rays is at the heart of PADI Aware Foundation's history and community. To date, we have collectively helped secure protection measures for over 100 vulnerable species ranging through policy changes such as agreed fishing limits to restrictions in unsustainable trade. PADI AWARE will continue to provide tangible actions to protect hundreds more with your help.



PADI Blueprint for Ocean Action:
Protect Vulnerable Species

PADI AWARE, with the support of the dive community, are in a unique position to drive forward essential conservation measures to help prevent shark and ray extinctions. Through our Blueprint for Ocean Action we can minimize population declines through restrictions on unregulated fishing, effective marine protected areas and monitoring the health of local shark and ray populations.



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Blueprint Conservation Target and Strategy

Target: Reduce the number of species of sharks and rays threatened with extinction by 25% by 2030.
(1) Collaborate with locally based PADI operators and Ocean Torchbearers to protect native shark and ray populations.
(2) Launch the Global Shark & Ray Census to collect information on the populations of sharks and rays encountered by divers.



PADI Divers Come Together to Reach Landmark Win at CITES

Together with you - the amazing and passionate dive community - we have already helped to add 51 species of shark and ray to CITES, including the oceanic whitetip shark, smooth hammerhead shark and giant manta ray.

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Community Story
Brazil and South Africa Mako Campaign

“Mako sharks are particularly vulnerable to overfishing, especially in the North Atlantic, where we have seen populations decline severely. It is currently estimated that the shark population will take 50 years to fully recover if fishing bans were implemented today,” says Ian Campbell, Associate Director, Policy and Campaigns of PADI AWARE Foundation. “By working directly with PADI Members to raise awareness of the issue with the diving community, we aim to encourage governmental support of mako shark protections in the Atlantic.”