Post Tagged with: "ocean health"

Conserving Our Oceans with Plastic Cleanup Projects

Conserving Our Oceans with Plastic Cleanup Projects

25 April, 2018 at 1:01 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger Rachel Kerr Plastic is a threat to marine life and is rapidly destroying the underwater world’s divers love to explore. Plastic debris can injure and kill fish, marine animals and seabirds. Unfortunately, many marine species are on the verge of extinction because of the extensive plastic […]

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How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

7 April, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches 🐠The human world is a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they’ve got up there💦 #IamPADI #padi #fjordsandbeaches A post shared by LISA // Travel Inspiration 🌴 (@fjordsandbeaches) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:03pm PST Many new divers will tell you how […]

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PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

6 April, 2018 at 4:39 am Comments are Disabled

We know there’s an issue with marine litter, especially plastics. Last May it hit the news in a massive way when an estimated 38 million pieces of plastic waste were found on uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific. We’ve written blog posts about documenting microplastics, the effect of plastic […]

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Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

5 April, 2018 at 1:22 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield As divers, we’re ambassadors of the underwater world, and collecting marine debris is an easy way to help preserve its beauty. Pack a few extra essentials in your dive bag and you’ll be all set to protect the ocean — one dive at a time. Mesh bag […]

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60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

16 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we’re lucky to be able to experience things a lot of people can only dream about and fall in love with the ocean in a way that’s unique to us. But it also means we’re often confronted with the harsh reality of pollution and over fishing. Thankfully, there […]

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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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