Waiting at the pier for some friends to arrive on Koh Tao last week, I noticed an overwhelming amount of garbage under and around the beach where most visitors arrive and depart from our little island. It doesn’t seem right that the first thing they experience is the filth of the main pier so we decided to start our monthly clean up there.
Our next AWARE kids class covered Kelp... a tricky one to explain to kids in Fiji, but the girls did a great job! We decided the best thing was to combine it with a beach clean up... so they reinforced the importance of the ocean ecosystem and our human affect on them - including our rubbish that ends up in the sea. The kids seemed to have a great time!
My husband and I opened a brand new dive centre Bubbles, in Gozo, Malta on 06 July 2011. Less than 2 weeks later we organised and participated in our first Dive Against Debris event. The dive centre team and 4 customers spent an hour in clearing debris in Marsalforn Bay which resulted in 25 kilos of wa
Huge Huge thanks to: Captain Ali, Enrique, Lucy, Paul, Gavin, Chantel, William, Mark, Shaun, Leo. Who all donated money to Project Aware and also gave up their day to remove the massive net from the wreck.
Honestly I did not think we would get it all done in one day. But the guys worked so hard and had a lot of fun at the same time. Lots of laughs from the moment we all got on the boat.