The Silence of the Sharks project is planning a protest dive this coming October off the coast of Israel that organizers hope could break a Guinness World Record.

Five hundred divers are being sought for a protest dive in the waters of Eilat, Israel on October 22nd that will be broadcast worldwide.

The dive will take place in memory of “Shark Lady” Dr. Eugenie Clark, who began her career researching sharks in Eilat Bay.

Even “Her Deepness,” ocean advocate Dr. Sylvia Earle, has been confirmed to participate.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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