Sep. 05/12

Let the action begin. More than 5,500 of you voted for your favorite Ocean Action Project, a new Project AWARE program to support grassroots conservation projects, and now five projects will receive funds to make their actions a reality.

The projects that received the most votes include shark and manta ray protection and marine debris projects to combat the onslaught of trash underwater.


The Ocean Action Projects are:

Mar. 01/12
Pom Pom Island, Nr Sipadan, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysia
4° 35' 50.2836" N, 118° 52' 5.8584" E

Coral reefs close to the world famous dive site of Sipadan in the Semporna area of Sabah are some of the best in the world with more species than other places on the planet.