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Apr. 14/16

Debris Activist: Tim Latimer  Location: Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines  Diver Since: 1995

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Apr. 13/16

Debris Activist: Fredric Ihrsen  Location: Saltstraumen, Bodø, Norway  Diver Since: 2004

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Apr. 11/16

Debris Activist: Gabriel Espino  Location: Vieques, Puerto Rico, USA  Diver Since: 2000

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Apr. 08/16

Debris Activist: Nic Emery   Location: Ayer Batang Bay, Tioman Island, Malaysia   Diver Since: 2005

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Apr. 07/16

Debris Activist: Juan Blanco  Location: Boa Vista Island, Cape Verde, Africa  Diver since: 1993

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Apr. 05/16

Debris Activist:  Curtis Snaper  Location:  Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  Diver Since:  1999

 

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Mar. 24/16

If our past two decades of conservation have taught us anything, it’s that Project AWARE divers are true leaders in ocean protection! We’re a growing movement of marine activists numbering in millions across the globe, making a lasting positive impact for our ocean planet. And our work isn’t easy – it’s estimated that as much as 250 million metric tons of plastic could make its way into the ocean by 2025, damaging critical habitats and endangering marine life. But when it comes to the Ugly Journey of our Trash, the Project AWARE dive community is fighting back.

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Mar. 16/16

“I have always felt at home near the sea. It’s not only my office, it’s also where I feel simultaneously most at peace and most terrified.” Though she’d never even thought about becoming a scuba diver until a friend invited her to travel to Egypt for an open water diving course, it was inevitable that Jo Roberts – a self-proclaimed ‘water baby’ – would build a life for herself grounded in ocean recreation and conservation.

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Mar. 10/16

Since age eight, Rachel Watts dreamed of learning to dive. There was just one problem… she didn’t know how to swim! Despite the obstacle that lay before her, Rachel added scuba diving to her ever-growing bucket list and continued dreaming about the day she’d take her first breath undersea. Rachel had always been interested in nature, frequently exploring rock pools at the beach during her childhood summer holidays and marvelling at the vast expanse of ocean before her. Her fascination and curiosity fuelled her ambition – she was determined that someday, she’d become scuba certified.

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Feb. 18/16

Scuba divers are used to descending great depths in the name of conservation, but how often do we look up? With a great love for the world below the sea, teenage ocean advocate Stephanie Wooley set her sights high above – she’d climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds and awareness for ocean protection.

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