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How To Recycle An Old Wetsuit

Wetsuits are primarily made out of neoprene, a non-biodegradable material made from petroleum. They’re bad for landfills, but ideal for making drink koozies, yoga mats, and small home improvement projects. How Long Will a Scuba Wetsuit Last? A quality wetsuit can last one to five […]

Recycling Myths Trashed

We all know that recycling is an important issue and as divers we have seen the effects of plastic in our oceans. Are we doing enough? Here are some common myths about recycling which may be holding us back from doing more to help Mother […]

5 Tips To Help Preserve Our Wrecks For The Future

Many wrecks — like Scapa Flow’s battleships — bear the scars from exciting or tragic histories, and divers flock to get a first-hand glimpse. Some wrecks hold cultural importance, attracting archaeological research and protection, while others may have been purposefully sunk to provide a new home for the ocean’s […]

7 Ways To Celebrate Aware Week

Over the past 26 years, Project AWARE has removed over 1 million pieces of trash, adopted over 300 dive sites, and supported the dive efforts of over 800,000 supporters in the AWARE community. Project AWARE utilizes donations toward shark and ray conservation, marine debris solutions, ocean protection, […]

Kimi Werner – Shining A Light On Sustainable Spearfishing

Kimi Werner fell in love with the ocean when she was barely five years old – watching her dad freedive and spearfish off the coast of Maui. Back then, underwater hunting was simply a way for her family to put food on the table. Cut to […]