Unfortunately cigarette butts are all around us: in the high street, outside our offices, on our beaches & floating in our oceans. Sadly many smokers think that they are made of paper & are therefore biodegradable - sadly this is not the case.
Tangaroa Blue in Western Australia say “If all we do is pick up rubbish, we will forever be picking up rubbish”
The best way to work on the reduction and prevention of ocean plastics is to analyse what is being regularly found on beach cleans.
This year an advert for a coral reef survey spiked my interest and I decided to get back in the water after 19 years. I have since been diving nearly every week and will soon be studying for my Rescue Diver course and hopefully dive master.
Coastal Cleaners have just launched a new initiative in association with Tortuga Dive school Vera Playa. Based on the idea that we protect the things we love, a young (17-25) local person will be selected and trained to PADI Open water standard.
The first anniversary/birthday of Coastal Cleaners Andalucia was celebrated on March 19th with a group meal at Gateway to India. Decorated with bunting made from recycled animal food bags and with a beautiful cake, we all relaxed together and toasted our successful first year.
Most of us are becoming increasingly aware of the unsustainable nature of the way most of the things we buy, especially food and drink, is currently packaged and the consequences this is having on wildlife, marine life and the planet in general ...
Every now and then here over at Ocean Scuba Dive we come across inspirational people who are taking the world by storm. We are so passionate about the efforts being made around the world to support ocean conservation and are proud to feature and share these stories with you.