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Trash is Treasure? Debris Month of Action is Here!

Project AWARE News

Trash is treasure? To one amazing volunteer diver who found cash during her Dive Against Debris with Stuart Cove Dive, Bahamas - that’s definitely true. However, marine debris is very rarely such an exciting find. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

Divers like you and I know that the trash from our everyday lives, like plastic bags and food wrappers, as well as larger items like car batteries and enormous fishing nets are choking the ocean and taking a devastating toll on marine life too.

None of our trash belongs in the ocean. But the good news is, we can use our scuba skills for good and fight back against trash in the ocean.

Join us during September’s Debris Month of Action! Choose your own adventure and dive in:

Join an EventNear You: Search the Action Map for dates and dive locations.

Or

Organize a Dive Against Debris with a Buddy: Download tools and tips for a successful dive and find out how to report your data to make a difference. 

Thank you for doing your part to battle against this growing global problem. Let’s do this!

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