Post Tagged with: "conservation"

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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Marine conservation through Eco-tourism and Scuba Diving

Marine conservation through Eco-tourism and Scuba Diving

6 August, 2013 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

Each year, the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) awards three Rolex Scholarships to young people around the globe that are considering a career in an underwater-related discipline. The 2013 Australasian winner was PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Stefan Andrews who will spend a year working alongside current leaders in underwater fields. Below is […]

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