Environment

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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October is the month of Ocean Action

October is the month of Ocean Action

8 October, 2013 at 7:54 pm 0 comments

You don’t need any super powers to be an ocean hero… in fact all you need is an innovative, results driven project. Entries are now open for this year’s Ocean Action Project, brought to you by our good friends at Project AWARE. The initiative is aimed to support a venture […]

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Make a Difference – Dive Against Debris

Make a Difference – Dive Against Debris

22 September, 2013 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

Problems sometimes occur on such a massive scale that it seems as though one person’s actions couldn’t possibly make a difference. Too many people think “The ocean is so vast, one more piece of trash wont matter?” As divers, we’ve seen the results of this attitude and know it is […]

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Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

8 September, 2013 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

The Indonesian district of West Manggarai and Komodo has recently designated a shark & manta ray sanctuary. The region which is located in the world famous coral triangle, has now prohibited fishing for a number of threatened species including  manta rays and sharks. According to not-for-profit marine conservation company MantaWatch, Mr Sebastinus […]

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