#diveagainstdebris

Oct. 21/15

Project AWARE is excited to announce its newest Dive Against Debris Hero: Tim Latimer!

Tim’s journey into scuba diving wasn’t quite like most. In fact, he never really pursued diving in the first place! When he was in high school, faculty organized a trip to the Bahamas for the students – Tim was dying to go, but there was one small catch: students would be diving on the trip, and it was a requirement for any interested attendees to learn. Though he never had much interest in the sport, Tim reluctantly signed up for a scuba diving course and ended up loving it.

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Oct. 01/15

The Our Ocean 2015 international conference in Chile is less than one week away – October 5-6, and Project AWARE divers are taking action, now more than ever, to fight back against marine debris.

 

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Sep. 10/15

In preparation for the Our Ocean 2015 international conference in Chile on October 5-6, US Secretary of State John Kerry has posed the question, “What will you do to protect the ocean?”

 

Project AWARE’s answer? Taking action against trash through Dive Against Debris. Scuba divers everywhere are taking a stand against the onslaught of marine debris. With our underwater skill set, we’re uniquely positioned to shine light on what we see beneath the waves – the negative impacts of underwater debris on ocean ecosystems and wildlife.

 

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Sep. 12/15
Location: 
Seaview Marina Lower Hutt
New Zealand
41° 14' 57.444" S, 174° 54' 9.7524" E

Come and join our big clean up event at Seaview Marina on 12th September! We will clean up the underwater marine debris that is around the piers and then have a BBQ lunch.

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Sep. 11/15
Location: 
Permai Rainforest Resort
Santubong
Kuching 93350
Malaysia
1° 45' 0.2016" N, 110° 18' 49.5504" E

MALAYSIA DAY DIVE 2015

12th-13th September 2015

Main program: Dive Against Debris

Activity: Net and debris removal at Katori Maru Wreck - Kuching WWII Shipwreck

Min. diver rating: Advanced Open Water Diver

For more information, please visit our website www.wetwolfdive.com or facebook.com/divekching

This is the 4th year in a row the event has been organised and we have made it to be the largest marine conservation event in Sarawak state organised by private sector.

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Date: 
Oct. 03/15
Location: 
Texas Dive Center Inc
3602 Slide Road Suite B34
Lubbock, TX 79414
United States
33° 33' 42.4404" N, 101° 55' 28.3188" W

We will offer a FREE Dive Against Debris Specialty class on Saturday October 3rd in our classroom. Just pay the PADI fee for the certification card. Remember, you need 5 specialty cards and 50 logged dives for Master Diver rating and this one counts.

Then on Saturday October 24th we will Dive Against Debris to clean San Solomon Springs after a very heavy summer of public use. This is in conjuction with our ProjectAWARE Pumpkin Carving fundraiser for ProjectAWARE. All proceeds will go to ProjectAWARE.

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Date: 
Sep. 19/15
Location: 
Aquanuats Grenada
Grenada
12° 1' 23.304" N, 61° 45' 49.2408" W

International Coastal Clean Up Day

 

We are organsing a Dive Against Debris Specialty day to coincide with the inernational coastal clean up day. We will be doing 2 dives on Grand Anse Beach. We are also running Lionfish Eradicator coursrs that day to help with the invasive lionfish problem that we have here in Grenada. Non divers are welcome to join in with a beach clean up that is happening on the same day. Then we will all get together for a Lionfish BBQ.

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Date: 
Aug. 29/15
Location: 
Kaisaniemi, Helsinki, Finland
Kaisaniemenranta 1
Helsinki 00530
Finland
60° 10' 32.7288" N, 24° 56' 54.8808" E

Divers removing garbage from the sea, while an installation artist is compiling a work of art out of the debris. Environmental specialists are spreading information about the conditions of the Baltic Sea. 

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Date: 
Jun. 27/15
Location: 
Rompeolas/ Mosquito Pier Vieques 00765
United States
18° 8' 33.7128" N, 65° 30' 47.7396" W

Come join us to clenup the area around the Rompeolas and Mosquito Pier. Enjoy a morning with friends and family while you help the environment. After the clenup we will have a BBQ for all participants.

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Jun. 12/15

Rob Thompson is first and foremost, a conservationist. Intrigued by the marine world, he works fiercely to protect it.

At just three years old, Rob had his first glimpse under the sea.  While on holiday in Croatia, his parents strapped a mask and snorkel onto his little face and that was that – he was off! He spent the remainder of his vacation submerged, exploring amongst the seaweed, corals and creatures of the underwater world, and has since continued to do so at every opportunity he’s been given.

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