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Success for Sharks and Rays at CITES CoP17

Success for Sharks and Rays at CITES CoP17

6 October, 2016 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Success! Silky sharks, Thresher sharks and Devil rays added to CITES Appendix II Johannesburg, October 4, 2016 – Conservationists are delighted that CITES* Parties have officially listed devil rays, thresher sharks, and the silky shark under CITES Appendix II. The listing proposals were supported by more than the two-thirds majority […]

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UK Marine Conservation – How To Make A Difference

UK Marine Conservation – How To Make A Difference

30 September, 2016 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

The ocean is in trouble – from coral bleaching to creature entanglements – and for most people, the damage lies hidden beneath the surface.  Fortunately as divers, we have the ability to make a difference by taking part in conservation activities and spreading the word to non-divers. While marine conservation […]

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Help Protect Sharks and Rays with Project AWARE

Help Protect Sharks and Rays with Project AWARE

22 September, 2016 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Calling all divers: we need your help to save our oceans. Project AWARE® is fighting for sharks and rays at CITES 2016, and PADI® is supporting the campaign by matching all donations made (up to $20,000) from now until 7th October 2016. Why sharks and rays need our protection: International demand for […]

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Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

30 April, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Lloyd Jones is a HSE (Part 4) Media Diver, underwater videographer and PADI Instructor based in Pembrokeshire – the UK’s only Coastal National Park. As one of only two AWARE Shark Conservation Instructors in West Wales and owner of Kraken Productions, Lloyd is spreading the word on the beauty, sharks […]

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Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean

Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean

28 April, 2016 at 3:11 am Comments are Disabled

It’s no secret that plastic is a big problem for the ocean. From microbeads and plastic bags, to empty bottles and unwanted furniture, plastic is killing marine life and devastating coral reefs. Many divers across the world are united in their efforts to eliminate the marine debris issue. Some are […]

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3 Things Not To Use if You Love the Ocean

3 Things Not To Use if You Love the Ocean

24 April, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Do you love the ocean as much as we do? If you enjoy scuba diving, then the odds are that you do. Scuba divers are lucky enough to see firsthand how beautiful and awe-inducing life in the ocean is, which means that they know exactly what’s at stake when it comes to […]

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