Dive Against Debris

Date: 
Mar. 03/13
Location: 
Ammunition Jetty
Woodman Point
Cockburn, WA
Australia
32° 3' 21.744" S, 115° 44' 49.848" E

To coincide with Cleanu Up Australia Day we'll Dive Against Debris and submit our data to Project AWARE. All welcome. Look forward to seeing you on the day. Contact - Tracey Harris c/- Dolphin Dive - dolphinfreo@hotmail.com Ph: 08 9335 9969

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Feb. 14/13

In a double bid to clean the waters of Patong and raise awareness for shark protection Scuba Cat Diving is hosting a Dive Against Debris and a Get Swimming to End Shark Finning(Finathon) this Saturday, February 16th 2013 at Paradise Reef, Patong.


The event named   “We Belong To The Sea” spotlights scuba divers unique ability to tackle global marine debris and shark finning issues.

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Date: 
Oct. 26/13
Location: 
Aurora Reservoir CO
United States
39° 37' 5.5128" N, 104° 39' 13.086" W

     Come join the Shark Bait Dive Club for our 3rd annual Aurora Reservoir Dive Against Debris Lake\Beach Clean Up and Underwater Pumpkin Carving. 

     Bring food to BBQ and bring your kids and your dogs.This is a BYOP affair (bring your own pumpkin). We will dive on plane and carve pumpkins while sitting on the wings. On the way back we will gather as much trash as we stuff in our goodie bags.

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Date: 
Aug. 03/13
Location: 
Turquoise Lake - Printer Boy Campground CO
United States
39° 16' 12.4968" N, 106° 20' 51.7956" W

     Join Shark Bait Dive Club and Underwater Phantaseas, LTD for our annual Turquoise Lake Campout, Treasure Hunt and Lake/Beach clean up. This is truly altitude diving at it's best.We dive the east side of Turquoise Lake and collect numbered golf balls along with as much trash as we can get out of the lake. 

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Jan. 14/13

Have you made a New Year Resolution for 2013? Why not keep it simple and aim to reduce, recycle and Dive Against Debris? For the the GoPro Family a resolution to go green developed into a real fixation. "This eco-friendly mission soon became an obsession and Angel was collecting cans and bottles from everywhere and anywhere to recycle," said Jo Armitage, Master Instructor.

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Dec. 12/12

Marine litter is damaging and costly. Commitments to reduce debris globally are being made but data on marine debris is seriously lacking. Volunteers from Bain & Company, Sydney Australia have chosen to be part of the solution. They organized a Community Impact Day with 17 employees and Dive Centre Manly.

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Dec. 07/12

Have you heard about the Triple Whammy Cleanup? This amazing event does three times the good and happens when you have three resorts who all Dive Against Debris at the same time.  Two Fish Divers, Bunaken, Lembeh and Nusa Lembongan collected 246 kilos of marine debris on one day in November.

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Date: 
Nov. 04/12
Location: 
TEOS Bay at Sigacik
TEOS Bay at Nelson Club N 38 10.991 E 026.46.345
Seferihisar, IZM 35460
Turkey
38° 10' 58.728" N, 26° 46' 20.3088" E

Today was the end of season at the Neilson Club TEOS at Sigacik / Seferihisar,Turkey. At the co-located bay, embedded of the club is the Dive Center "Dive Shack" with the owner PADI (MI) Beer de Zoeten. Sigacik is a small fishing village 45 km from Izmir (Turkey's third largest city). A number of 15 divers did meet at the diving center to clean the Bay from Marine Debris. All divers have been very motivated to do this at the end of the Tourist season at the Holiday resort. PADI Project Aware was the motivation to contribute in an active way.

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Date: 
Oct. 27/12
Location: 
New Way Diving / Koh Exist
Sairee Village Hin Wong road / 30m from 7/eleven
Koh Tao 84360
Thailand
10° 5' 58.1028" N, 99° 49' 51.42" E

Underwater Clean up on Saturday 27th October, Koh Tao, Thailand

Join us for one fun dive, one clean up dive and a presentation about marine conservation on Koh Tao and project AWARE Dive Against Debris Survey. 700 baht for the afternoon. Discount if you have your own diving equipment.

 

Contact caro@kohexist.com for inscription by Friday 26th / 7pm or use the sign up form below.

All divers are welcome ... Get involved ... you'll love it :-)

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Oct. 24/12

During September’s Debris Month of Action thousands of scuba divers around the world took action to tackle the ocean’s silent killer and provide a global snapshot of the debris issues plaguing our ocean planet.

Tires, glass bottles, hooks, fishing lines, discarded fishing nets — you name it, divers removed it from the sea floor and coral reef before bringing it to the surface to be sorted and disposed of properly.

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