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DIVER'S DREAMS 100% AWARE. PADI COURSE AWARE SHARKS CONSERVATION AND DEBRIS MONTH OF ACTION. OCTOBER 2013

30 October, 2013

Team Leader
Diver's Dreams
Number of Participants
20
Total Debris Collected
45 kgs (estimated)

27.846542, 34.302675

Survey Information

Location Name
DIVER'S DREAMS 100% AWARE. PADI COURSE AWARE SHARKS CONSERVATION AND DEBRIS MONTH OF ACTION. OCTOBER 2013
Organization/Dive Centre
Diver's Dreams S-35201
City
Sharm El Sheikh
Country
Egypt
Date
30 October, 2013
Survey Duration
50 Minutes
GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 27.846542
Longitude: 34.302675
Weather Conditions
good
Survey Depth Range
18–25 meters
Area Surveyed
50 m2
Dominant Substrate
coral
Ecosystem
coral reef
Wave Conditions
Calm (glassy to rippled) for waves 0 – 0.1 meter high
plastic materials collected
Bags-grocery/retail (plastic) 7
Bags: Trash (plastic) 5
Beverage Bottles: 2 Litres Or More (plastic) 27
Beverage Bottles: Less Than 2 Litres (plastic) 9
Caps & Lids (plastic) 15
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons (plastic) 20
SCUBA & Snorkel Gear-masks, Snorkels, Fins 7
Plastic Fragments 15
glass materials collected
Beverage Bottles (glass) 15
metal materials collected
Batteries: AA, AAA, C & D, 6V, 9V, Etc. 6
SCUBA Weights 10
Metal Fragments 7
Fishing: Sinkers, Lures, Hooks 3
rubber materials collected
Rubber Fragments 3
cloth materials collected
Rope And String (cloth) 5
Towels/rags 4
paper materials collected
Paper, Cardboard Fragments 8
mixed materials collected
Clothing 3

Big clusters of debris found in parking areas for Daily and safari boats. As on all dive sites a lot of line that says about poaching. Only local administrative structures can enhance control and stop it

release of debris from the yacht

poaching.


At the moment, I'm going to meet with the dive centers and encourage them to help clean

In places where the study is carried out dive for beginners a lot of broken coral.

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