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May. 31/11

On 12th June 2011, PADI Platinum Course Director, Camille Lemmens will swap his scuba diving fins for running shoes as he participates in the Laguna Phuket International Marathon, Thailand to raise funds for our ocean planet.

“I've taken part in many marathons but this year I wanted to do something a little different. So I’m raising funds for Project AWARE, whose goal is to encourage and inspire divers to be part of the solution for ocean protection.” says Lemmens.

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Jun. 02/11

The crew at Camel Dive Club in Egypt have recorded 15 sightings of Giant Manta Rays (Manta Birostris) during the month of May. They've developed their own sightings database to discover if they see the same individual more than once.

This was project was initiated by Dr Andrea Marshall of Marine Mega Fauna in Mozambique, who came to stay with the club in July last year. Andrea believes the mantas in Sharm el Sheikh are juveniles.

2-3 metres may sound big to you and me but Andrea is in contact with adult mantas daily which can grow up to 7 metres in wing span!

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May. 28/11

Well, 30 divers and snorkelers from OceanAdventures Dive Center in Kolding, Denmark can answer that question when last Saturday they cleaned the lake as part of a Project AWARE Dive Against Debris event.

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May. 31/11

Utila Dive Centre prides itself as being ecologically aware. It's been the dive center's ethos to educate divers about the reef and the environment in every diver course they teach. By educating divers of all levels, they ensure that divers interact in a safe and positive way and spread the word as they continue traveling and diving the world.

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