Dive Against Debris

DIVE IN ACTION: The Return to a Clean, Healthy ocean

Project AWARE takes action to create both local and global change for the ocean and the communities who depend on it. For over 25 years, together with our partners and global community, we responded to the threats our ocean faces and we’ve had some incredible successes:

TAKING ACTION AGAINST Marine Debris
Project AWARE works to reduce underwater impacts of marine debris and prevent trash from entering the ocean in the first place.
Marine debris is not only unsightly, it’s dangerous to sea life, hazardous to human health, and costly to our economies. Marine animals become entangled in debris, and even mistake it for food – often with fatal results. Divers, swimmers and beach goers can be directly harmed by encounters with marine debris or its toxins. The environmental damage caused by plastic debris alone is estimated at US$13 billion a year.

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