Environment

Your Vote Counts!  Help Fund an Ocean Action Project

Your Vote Counts! Help Fund an Ocean Action Project

2 December, 2013 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Help a conservation dream come true! Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project supports individuals working on ocean and marine life protection at a local level. Show your support for these ocean heroes by visiting the Project AWARE Facebook page,  and voting for your favorite finalist in the Ocean Action project. These […]

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What can you do with a Sponge?

What can you do with a Sponge?

14 November, 2013 at 2:29 am Comments are Disabled

Edited Guest blog from Martina Milanese A PADI Diver since 1993 and now Master Scuba Dive Trainer, Martina Milanese received her PhD in Marine Sciences in 2004. She has been working as a Divemaster, Instructor, Awareness Promoter and Underwater Videographer in the Maldives, Red Sea and Italy. Since 2005 she has been the […]

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Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

10 November, 2013 at 2:52 pm 1 comment

Gift giving can be both fun and madding. What sort of gift do you get for the diver (or dive instructor) who has everything? Here are some eco-friendly ideas sure to please your favorite ocean-goer. Looptworks iPad and laptop covers and cases made from “upcycled” (reminant) wetsuit neoprene  – – – […]

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Last days to apply – Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

Last days to apply – Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

28 October, 2013 at 12:02 am Comments are Disabled

While people read about water pollution and endangered species in the news, scuba divers see and are affected by these problems first hand. That is why Project AWARE has started the Ocean Action Project, a program that allows divers to formulate their own plans in order to better protect ocean […]

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Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

21 October, 2013 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

The clock is ticking for this year’s Ocean Action Project applications. Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project is in full swing. With just over a week left to submit applications, now is a great time to reflect on a couple of the winning projects from last year. The Koh Tao Debris […]

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Take Action to Eliminate Marine Debris

Take Action to Eliminate Marine Debris

10 October, 2013 at 6:40 am Comments are Disabled

More than six million tons of marine litter enters our oceans each year, where it is ingested by nearly 36 percent of the world’s seabird species and many species of fish. In addition to the thousands of marine animals and sea birds killed by waste, it also chokes coral reefs, […]

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