Post Tagged with: "Marine Debris"

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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Brinkley Davies: Aussie Native, PADI Divemaster, and Eco Warrior

Brinkley Davies: Aussie Native, PADI Divemaster, and Eco Warrior

13 June, 2017 at 10:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Brinkley Davies is an Aussie native residing in beautiful Port Lincoln, South Australia. Not only does Brinkley take some incredibly stunning shots (check out @brinkleydavies, trust us it’s worth it!) but she’s also a PADI® Divemaster, founder of the Balu Blue Foundation and ‘Australian of the Year’ nominee. Phew, we […]

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The Truth About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Truth About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

27 September, 2016 at 11:14 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a devastating thought that in the North Pacific Ocean there’s a congregation of marine debris known as ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. The debris has been guided there by the ocean currents and is trapped in the centre of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. There’s a lot of unanswered questions […]

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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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