Environment

What can you do with a Sponge?

What can you do with a Sponge?

14 November, 2013 at 2:29 am 0 comments

Edited Guest blog  from Martina Milanese*   What can you do with a sponge? They are all around us. They where here before us. And we hardly know about them…Thinking of mysterious monsters? Relax! It’s just … Sponges! Whether you dive in the sea, lakes or even in rivers, Sponges will […]

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Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

10 November, 2013 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

Gift giving can be both fun and madding. What sort of gift do you get for the diver (or dive instructor) who has everything? Here are some eco-friendly ideas sure to please your favorite ocean-goer. Looptworks iPad and laptop covers and cases made from “upcycled” (reminant) wetsuit neoprene  - – – […]

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Last days to apply – Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

Last days to apply – Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

28 October, 2013 at 12:02 am 0 comments

While people read about water pollution and endangered species in the news, scuba divers see and are affected by these problems first hand. That is why Project AWARE has started the Ocean Action Project, a program that allows divers to formulate their own plans in order to better protect ocean […]

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Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project

21 October, 2013 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

The clock is ticking for this year’s Ocean Action Project applications. Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project is in full swing. With just over a week left to submit applications, now is a great time to reflect on a couple of the winning projects from last year. The Koh Tao Debris […]

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Scuba Diving and Sunscreen – Updated

Scuba Diving and Sunscreen – Updated

19 October, 2013 at 10:11 am 0 comments

A few months ago I wrote about my search for the best sunscreen for scuba divers. I wondered if by slathering myself in sunscreen before every dive if I’d been (unintentionally) harming marine life. The original article received nearly half a million views and generated some great comments and suggestions […]

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Take Action to Eliminate Marine Debris

Take Action to Eliminate Marine Debris

10 October, 2013 at 6:40 am 0 comments

More than six million tons of marine litter enters our oceans each year, where it is ingested by nearly 36 percent of the world’s seabird species and many species of fish. In addition to the thousands of marine animals and sea birds killed by waste, it also chokes coral reefs, […]

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