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 […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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, […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›