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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 […]

5 Ocean Documentaries To Get Anyone Excited About Conservation

Ensure screen time is quality time with documentary films that are educational. Here are a few of our favourites that talk about marine debris and ocean conservation. 1. A Plastic Ocean   A Plastic Ocean documents what happens to plastic products after they’re thrown “away.” As the […]

Human In The Water: What We Do As Divers Affects Our Oceans

With every drop of water we drink, and every breath we take we are physically connected to the ocean.  Water flows through nature and is directed to us via human ingenuity.  The carbon dioxide we exhale is converted to oxygen by the algae within corals.  […]

Dive Against Debris Treasures

While most Dive Against Debris® surveys focus on removing common trash items like plastic bottles, fishing line, and aluminum cans from the ocean environment, some divers also focus on collecting marine debris ‘treasures’. They’re not exactly finding gold doubloons, but the items that these divers are […]

The Best Natural Sunscreen For Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling

Sunscreen is a necessity for most scuba divers, but not all sunblock is created equal. Some contain an ingredient that’s destroying coral reefs around the world. The evidence is so strong, Hawai’i may pass a law banning certain sunscreens. The primary chemical culprit is oxybenzone, an […]