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Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

What is marine debris? Marine debris is anything that doesn’t belong in the ocean. Typically, marine debris refers to trash discarded by humans: plastic, glass, aluminum cans, fishing nets, etc. Ocean debris is costly to marine life and people. In 2016 alone, divers reported 1,624 entangled marine animals, and “ghost” […]

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Addressing the Wave of Waste

Addressing the Wave of Waste

26 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we are all exposed to, and aware of, marine debris and the problem it is causing our delicate oceans. But, how can this knowledge be passed on and represented to people who may not have much day-to-day interaction with the ocean? Eco designer, Linda Thomas has a novel […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

10 April, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman was counting fish long before he was old enough to understand the importance of conservation. “I used to count fish when I was a little kid,” the PADI Staff Instructor at Rainbow Reef Dive Center, in Key Largo, Florida, says. “The REEF Fish ID Book was […]

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Scuba Junkie Komodo’s Marine Week 2016

Scuba Junkie Komodo’s Marine Week 2016

23 February, 2017 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Scuba Junkie Komodo are dedicated to marine conservation and protecting the environment. So when they saw the opportunity to take their efforts further, they decided it had to be done. We asked the team a few questions about Marine Week, their week-long initiative to bring marine conservation to the forefront […]

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6 Tips for Safely Removing Marine Debris

6 Tips for Safely Removing Marine Debris

18 September, 2016 at 9:59 pm Comments are Disabled

All divers share a love of the ocean and it’s only natural to want to protect what you love, that’s why so many of us pick up trash that we see during our dives or even take it a step further and actually report the trash that we find. Turning […]

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10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

29 April, 2016 at 6:10 am Comments are Disabled

As divers, we are ambassadors for the underwater environment with a shared responsibility to help protect the ocean and its inhabitants. Whether you’re a regular diver or someone who dives once or twice a year on holiday, there are easy ways that you can help protect the ocean 365 days […]

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