About the Movement
Project AWARE Foundation is a growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time.
Over the past two decades of underwater conservation we’ve learned that divers are true leaders in ocean protection. We’re ocean heroes numbering in the millions across the globe. We believe together our actions will make a huge impact and will help to rescue the ocean.
With new programs and more online resources than ever before, Project AWARE supports an unprecedented global movement of divers acting in their own communities to protect the ocean and implement lasting change.
We’re focusing in on two major ocean issues –Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris, or trash in our ocean. Truly, there are many conservation issues converging on our ocean planet at once, but we’re concentrating on these serious problems where scuba divers are uniquely positioned to directly and positively affect real, long-term change in these two areas.
Together, we’re re-thinking what’s possible and sharing a positive vision for our ocean future. Get ready for the work ahead by joining the movement of thousands of divers to protect our ocean planet.
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North AmericaChristine BallNorth America
PADI Master Diving Instructor Chris Ball is a passionate advocate for ocean protection. Based in Netherlands Antilles, she frequently leads Dive Against Debris surveys, and is also actively involved with local sea turtle conservation and coral reef restoration projects. She emphasizes the importance of engaging in marine conservation work to the fullest, and she empowers other divers to do their part. Thanks, Chris, for your awesome contributions to our ocean!