PROJECT AWARE NEWS FLASH

PROJECT AWARE NEWS FLASH

OCTOBER 2013

Calling All Ocean Heroes. The Search is On!

Ocean Action Project 2013 Are you an ocean hero that can bring us one step closer to a clean, healthy ocean? Do you have an innovative, results-driven project that needs a little extra push to get off the ground? Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project is an opportunity for individuals like you to propel shark protection and marine debris solutions locally. Apply by 31st October. Read More

Canadive Sets a Dive Against Debris Record

(c) Kyla Hemmelgarn 2013 After completing exactly 99 dives, Canadive’s amazing duo of divers, Charlotte and Isak Rydlund, completed their coast to coast expedition. They made every dive a cleanup dive by removing and logging marine debris as part of Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris program. Check out Canadive’s cross-country trash adventure story. Read More

Debris Month of Action Volunteers Get Results

Sunshine Divers This September, volunteer scuba divers from every corner of the globe embarked on a mission to battle marine debris – the ocean’s silent killer. Together, we hauled up and reported more than 20,000 trash items from beneath the surface. Nearly 155 Dive Against Debris Heroes deserve special recognition. They signed the pledge to go the extra mile and Dive Against Debris year-round. We can’t wait to see what they haul in next. Read More

The Global Finathon Continues

Finathon Project AWARE Australia Project AWARE’s Finathon challenge continues to gain steam as more events raise awareness and critical funds for shark protection. In California, USA, Project AWARE’s Executive Director, Alex Earl, joined Oceanside Scuba and Swim Center to swim the extra mile for sharks. And down under, the Project AWARE Finathon in Manly, Australia, raised nearly $4,000 – with board member, Jeremy Coleman and daughter Georgia, age 11, finishing in the top 5 swimmers. Read More
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