underwater garbage

Sep. 19/11

The work Project AWARE divers undertake to keep our oceans healthy is "no walk in the park," despite the casual action captured in a recent photo contest submission, seen below.

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Sep. 13/11

No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year. One of the reasons Project AWARE is collecting marine debris data from divers is to help build a clear picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can make more effective decisions when it comes to waste management policies.

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