Welcome to Dive Against Debris! Whether you dive with a buddy or lead a group of volunteers, this kit includes the must have materials you’ll need to successfully complete a Dive Against Debris survey. Become familiar with critical data collection protocols and “dive right in”. Happy surveying and thank you for participating in a Dive Against Debris!
Overfishing, bycatch and finning. You understand the tough problems facing shark populations worldwide and that divers can take significant steps to secure a brighter future for sharks. Mobilise your troops into action by teaching the AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Distinctive Specialty or using the resources available in schools, community groups etc.
Sharks are unique and play a crucial role in keeping our ocean healthy, but we are close to losing some shark species forever. Read this Study Guide to learn about the major threats, missing management strategies, and, best of all, the many actions you can take to give sharks a fighting chance.
If reading this Study Guide leaves you hungry for more shark action contact your local PADI dive centre to complete your AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Distinctive Specialty course.
Organizing a Dive Against Debris survey for a group of divers? In addition to the must have Dive Against Debris Survey Kit, below you will find helpful tools to recruit, organize and recognize your volunteers as well as ideas for how to organize additional activities alongside your survey such as a family fun day, BBQ lunch or fundraiser.