Post Tagged with: "conservation"

Project AWARE on ScubaEarth

Project AWARE on ScubaEarth

29 June, 2014 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

ScubaEarth? Scuba a better Earth Learn more about how you can connect with Project AWARE on ScubaEarth so you can start protecting our Ocean Planet – One Dive at a Time.  Project AWARE divers unite across the globe in more 180 countries and territories, to protect our ocean planet. As […]

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YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

9 June, 2014 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Think of scuba diving in Australia and what’s one of the first things that come to mind? The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the natural wonders of the world, this beautiful part of Australia is one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions offering divers and snorkelers the chance to have […]

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Conservation and Fund-Raising Day in Malaysia

Conservation and Fund-Raising Day in Malaysia

11 May, 2014 at 10:52 pm 0 comments

It was a good day for conservation on the 25th April 2014 when PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, Downbelow Marine and Wildlife Adventures joined forces with Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu for a day of awareness and fund raising, including a cleanup and mangrove planting project at Gaya Island, Borneo. […]

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Video of the Week – 2013 OWUSS Rolex Scholar, Stefan Andrews

Video of the Week – 2013 OWUSS Rolex Scholar, Stefan Andrews

8 May, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

“An underwater adventure on a global journey to explore our critical connection with the ocean.” Stefan Andrews presents his year as the 2013 Australasian OWUSS Rolex Scholar. The Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) each year awards three Rolex Scholarships to young people who are considering a career in an underwater-related […]

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Underwater trash is not a treasure

Underwater trash is not a treasure

4 May, 2014 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

Earth Day may have passed us by, but you don’t need a dedicated day to take better care of the oceans. Scuba divers certainly appreciate the need to keep the oceans clean. The vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs would not be the same if the oceans were scattered […]

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Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

27 February, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

On 21st February, 2014 the government of Indonesia declared the entire Archipelago as a Manta Ray Sanctuary.  This new protection for these gentle giants of the marine world is a great win for conservation and diving tourism in the extensive island nation.  There is approx 5.8 million square kilometers of ocean […]

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