Post Tagged with: "Marine Debris"

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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What You Need to Know to Organize a Coastal Cleanup

What You Need to Know to Organize a Coastal Cleanup

9 April, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re thinking about organizing a cleanup of a local beach, dive site, river or other coastal environment, here’s what you need to know to get started. And keep in mind, Earth Day is a great day to hold your event, but so does any day of the year! Remember, […]

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Divers Can Make Change in the Face of Ecological Challenges

Divers Can Make Change in the Face of Ecological Challenges

23 March, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Jennifer Idol   I first dived in the ocean in Cozumel from Chankanaab Lagoon when I was 14 years old. The reef captivated me, full of color and life such as giant grouper. The impression led to a career in diving and underwater exploration. To fall in love […]

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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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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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