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Michael Phillips

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Name
Michael Phillips
Location
45.286327, -75.650097 View on map
Member Type
Individual
My Summary

I have been diving since 1977.

I am a PADI Master Instructor. I am currently teaching with Sharky`s Scuba Supply in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

When I dive, I always pick-up debris, be it, in the ocean, lakes, rivers, quarries ...

I have done marine biological research in the Seychelles. In addition I taught Marine ecology at the International School in the Seychelles. I also taught the orphans at the President vilage school how to swim, as drowning is the biggest cause of deaf for children in the Seychelles. 

I have participated in many clean-ups, including the first quarter of 2013 clean-up in Bonaire where I recruted 3 Canadians (Ginette, Debby and Martin) to take time from their vacation to lend a hand.

I have been to Bonaire for the last 6 years. Each year I have participated in tracking and helping reduce the number of the invasive lion fish.

On earth day of 2011, I organized the clean-up of the Morrison quarry in Wakefield, Quebec, Canada.

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