Just like climbers and campers have an ethic or code to live by – so do scuba divers. Project AWARE first launched its environmental ethic more than two decades ago, which has helped guide millions of scuba divers on ways to do no harm and protect the underwater world.
Today, you can download and share the shiny, new 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet at projectaware.org and stay tuned to upcoming issues of Sport Diver where we’ll explore these tips in more depth. Thank you for doing your part to protect the ocean and take these tips to heart each time you dive.
Divers share a deep connection with the ocean. You can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive, travel and more.
1. Be a Buoyancy Expert
2. Be a Role Model
3. Take Only Photos - Leave Only Bubbles
4. Protect Underwater Life
5. Become a Debris Activist
6. Make Responsible Seafood Choices
7. Take Action
8. Be an Eco-tourist
9. Shrink Your Carbon Footprint
10. Give Back