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Celebrating 10 years of Palau Shark Sanctuary

Sam’s Tours Palau celebrated the 10th year anniversary of the Palau Shark Sanctuary last February 12th at the Palau Pacific Resort. Palau Shark Sanctuary was founded in 2001 by Mr. … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment


Sam’s Tours urges everyone who cares for the marine environment to show support for Palau’s declaration of a National Shark Sanctuary by signing the on-line THANK YOU to Palau President … Continue reading

October 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Hero’s Welcome for Palau President Johnson Toribiong.

For Immediate Release: KOROR, PALAU, 9/28/2009, 7:45 p.m. A Hero’s Welcome for Palau President Johnson Toribiong. Palau President H.E. Johnson Toribiong arrived home moments ago to a hero’s welcome at … Continue reading

September 28, 2009 · Leave a comment


Sam’s Tours salutes and thanks President Johnson Toribiong of Palau for his unprecedented action in declaring Palau a Shark Sanctuary. THANK YOU PRESIDENT TORIBIONG! (Please see President Toribiong’s entire speech … Continue reading

September 26, 2009 · Leave a comment

President Toribiong’s Landmark Speech to U.N.

PALAU OFFICIALLY A SHARK SANCTUARY! “The strength and beauty of sharks are a natural barometer for the health of our oceans. Therefore, I declare today that Palau will become the … Continue reading

September 26, 2009 · Leave a comment


PALAU TO BE DECLARED a SHARK SANCTUARY !!!!!!!! Friday September 25, 2009UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, New York. H.E. Johnson Toribiong, President of the Republic of Palau, will announce to the … Continue reading

September 25, 2009 · Leave a comment

Update on proposed Shark Fishing legislation in Palau, Micronesia.

The two controversial Senate Bills (SB8-44 and SB8-50) which propose to undo Palau’s landmark shark protection laws adopted under the previous Remengesau Administration in 2003, are both pending at the … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

Repeal of Palau’s Shark Protection Laws Proposed!

A Bill is now before Palau’s OEK (Congress) that if passed would eliminate Palau’s strong shark protection laws and actively encourage fishing for sharks and the taking of shark fins. … Continue reading

March 18, 2009 · Leave a comment

Every Week is SHARK WEEK in Palau!

For Immediate Release:Dusseldorf, Germany: January, 17, 2009 Announcement!S.AV.E. Our Sharks – Shark Awareness Visitor Education Program Sam’s Tours Palau is pleased to announce the official launch of SHARK WEEKS ( … Continue reading

January 18, 2009 · Leave a comment


Sam’s Tours is proud to announce its’ membership in The International Year of The Shark 2009 and joins the efforts to bring an end to the unprecedented killing off of … Continue reading

January 12, 2009 · Leave a comment

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