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10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet

10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet

27 January, 2014 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

When you become immersed in an outdoor lifestyle sport like diving, most likely, you have an affinity or a deep love, even, for the underwater world. You’ll probably want to know how to be a ‘good’ diver and then eventually, how to use your skills to help protect the dive […]

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Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project Winners Announced

Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project Winners Announced

22 January, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

The Ocean Action Project focuses on two major ocean issues—shark and ray protection and marine debris. Every project that is set in motion has a goal to make a change and is designed to get results. In 2012, there were five different Ocean Action Projects started with help from Project […]

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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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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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