Post Tagged with: "conservation"

Dive Against Debris Treasures

Dive Against Debris Treasures

17 September, 2018 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

In celebration of AWARE Week, Project AWARE® and PADI® are encouraging divers around the globe to focus on ocean conservation. Whether it’s through learning, inspiring, or taking action, there are so many amazing ways to get involved. With marine debris being one of the biggest issues facing the ocean, one […]

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Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

12 September, 2018 at 12:56 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sarah Russell Thanks to the efforts of freedivers and conservationists across the world, insights are being discovered to help shape the way we protect and conserve marine life, as well as to improve marine education and sustainability overall. Here are three initiatives in particular that are worth knowing […]

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Divers Already Make a Difference

Divers Already Make a Difference

10 September, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

When you hear reports about overfishing, global climate change, coral bleaching, shark finning . . . and the list goes on . . . it’s tempting to question whether the situation is hopeless. Will we have coral reefs in 30 years? Will anything be living in the seas in 50 years? Yes, […]

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How to Recycle an Old Wetsuit

How to Recycle an Old Wetsuit

6 September, 2018 at 4:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Wetsuits are primarily made out of neoprene, a non-biodegradable material made from petroleum. They’re bad for landfills, but ideal for making drink koozies, yoga mats, and small home improvement projects. How Long Will a Scuba Wetsuit Last? A quality wetsuit can last one to five years depending on how frequently […]

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6 Ways you can Support AWARE Week with your Fins Off

6 Ways you can Support AWARE Week with your Fins Off

6 September, 2018 at 1:45 am Comments are Disabled

We know it’s not always possible to be in the water as much as we’d like, which is why this AWARE Week we thought we would pull together a list of ways you can still help out, with your fins off. Take the Project AWARE® Specialty With no prerequisites, age […]

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6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

4 September, 2018 at 12:38 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Mark McMillan, Marine Biologist at LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives The Whale Shark Rhincodon typus is a truly magnificent creature. As the world’s largest living fish, recent research suggests that they can grow up to 18 meters in length and may live to over 100 years old. Whale Sharks have […]

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