Dive Against Debris

Date: 
Feb. 23/14
Location: 
HARBOR LOUTRAKI 20300
Greece
37° 58' 43.4496" N, 22° 58' 31.5732" E

Our 17th action and our objective is the relief of the seabed from debris which ruining the environmental, and also to sensitize the residents and visitors about the marine enviroment !

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Date: 
Feb. 09/14
Location: 
HLEKTRA LOUTRAKI 20300
Greece
37° 58' 45.6744" N, 22° 58' 28.4592" E

Our 15th action and our objective is the relief of the seabed from debris which ruining the environmental, and also to sensitize the residents and visitors about the marine enviroment !

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Date: 
Nov. 10/13
Location: 
NERAIDA LOUTRAKI 20300
Greece
37° 59' 5.1576" N, 22° 57' 40.788" E

Our 7th action and our objective is the relief of the seabed from debris which ruining the environmental and aesthetic of our coastline, and also to enviromental sensitize the residents and visitors !

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Oct. 16/13

Local scuba divers, the Sooke Sea Cadets and Wilson Diving were involved in Dive Against Debris on Sunday, September 22, from the Government Wharf to the Rotary Pier, Canada.

As part of the Sooke Sea Cadets and Wilson Diving’s commitment to protecting the ocean, trained divers not only remove underwater debris such as rope, plastic bottles, and fishing line, but also identify and document everything seen underwater in a larger effort to prevent marine debris.

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Oct. 07/13

Many subalpine lakes may look beautiful and even pristine, but new evidence suggests they may also be contaminated with potentially hazardous plastics. Researchers say those tiny microplastics are likely finding their way into the food web through a wide range of freshwater invertebrates too.

The findings, based on studies of Italy's Lake Garda and reported on October 7th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, suggest that the problem of plastic pollution isn't limited to the ocean.

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Oct. 03/13

This September, volunteer scuba divers from every corner of the globe embarked on a mission to battle marine debris - the ocean's silent killer. Together, we removed and reported more than 20,000 trash items amounting to 17,000 lbs/7500 kgs of debris hauled up from beneath the surface.

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Oct. 22/13

A TOTAL of 1,609 kilograms or about 1.6 tons of garbage were picked Friday, September 20, from the Panagsama Beach in Moalboal, Cebu in what was considered the biggest coastal cleanup in town.

The cleanup, organized by Johan Blixt of Neptune Diving Adventure and as part of the activities lined up by Project AWARE Foundation, gathered around 116 people, excluding divers from different resorts in Moalboal, a southern town in Cebu.

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Date: 
Sep. 21/13
Location: 
SIMPLY DIVING
Carlota Alessandri 25
Torremolinos 29620
Spain
36° 7' 16.2336" N, 5° 21' 8.9748" W

It's time once again for Simply Diving's annual Project AWARE Dive for Debris and Clean Up operation!

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Sep. 06/13

Debris Month of Action is in full swing and as always, you are going above and beyond to help remove trash to keep our ocean environment clean and healthy. Samy Gheraz and the crew at Infinity Ocean Diving in Phuket, Thailand have kickstarted their Dive Against Debris Hero actions, organising monthly Dive Against Debris surveys – the first one of which took place with great success on 9th September.

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Date: 
Sep. 15/13
Location: 
Quarry Lake Canmore, AB
Canada
51° 4' 38.9136" N, 115° 22' 34.1868" W

LOCATION CHANGE: as all the silt generated by floods have yet to settle at Lake Minnewanka, our Banff Lake Cleanup is moved to:
Quarry Lake near Canmore, AB.
Event Fee: by Donation to help cover food/supplies
9 am: Registration & Waivers
10 am: Dive Safety Briefing - don't miss it!
Lunch: Noon
1 pm: Prizes & Draws (if available)

RSVP to info@albertaunderwatercouncil.com, 1-888-307-8566, or thru FB

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