News articles in Non-Profit Marine Orgs

New Poster, PSA Promotes Manatee Awareness

(Dive Travel Business News.com - April 17, 2014) -- DEMA has released a new manatee poster to compliment the manatee public service announcement video and audio which includes a voiceover from Jimmy Buffett.  The PSA and poster are aimed at boosting awareness for how to safely interact with manatees while in and on the water. The 30 second PSA and complimentary poster are available online now for DEMA Members to share with their local and online diving communities.

Billionnaires Compete Over Protecting the Planet's Seas.

(Dive Travel Business News.com - Monday March 24, 2014) -- Long known for their super-competitiveness in business, some of today's superrich are engaging in a far worthier competition - protecting the worlds oceans and islands.

Swiss biotech billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli appears to have the early lead having helped create two marine reserves. Chagos, in the Indian Ocean, is the biggest in the world; Turneff Atoll in Belize, although smaller, may be the more critical given that 70% of the Caribbean's reefs are threatened.

Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts & Lodges Launches Expedition Travel Program

(Dive Travel Business News.com - Feb 28, 2014) -- Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts announced today the launch of Outpost Expeditions, the company’s new adventure travel program.

10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Oceans

(Dive Travel Business News.com -- February 25, 2014) -- This week PADI Project AWARE has launched its new 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet – a modernized ocean ethic to guide scuba divers to harness the power of scuba every time they dive and travel.

Just like climbers and campers have an ethic or code to live by – so do scuba divers. Project AWARE’s 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet helps divers of all skill levels make a difference when they dive, travel, and more.

Blue Economy Summit:  "We Must Create a Blue Economy Now"

(Dive Travel Business News.com - January 20, 2014) -- Abu Dhabi - Major changes in how the planet's marine resources are managed and used are needed to safeguard global food security and ensure the wellbeing of coastal and island countries, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva told a group of high level policymakers meeting here today.

Southern Cross Club Teams Up with REEF on Grouper Moon Project

(Dive Travel Business News.com - January 16, 2014) -- Little Cayman, Cayman Islands -- During the coming winter full moon, in late January and early February, the normally solitary and territorial Nassau grouper will travel a long way to gather at a protected spawning site just off the west end of Little Cayman − one of the last healthy and active Nassau grouper aggregation sites in the Caribbean.

Research Shows Efforts to Save Coral Reefs Not a Lost Cause

(Dive Travel Business News - January 13, 2014) -- Science Daily -- In a 13-year study in the Cayman Islands, warm ocean temperatures led to bleaching and infectious disease that reduced live coral cover by more than 40 percent between 1999 and 2004. But seven years later, the amount of live coral on the reefs, the density of young colonies critical to the reefs' future health, and the overall size of corals all had returned to the 1999 state, the study showed.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Annouces Class of 2014

(Dive Travel Business News.com - January 13, 2014) -- Dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions of women divers, the Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is proud to announce the selection of six extraordinary women who will be officially inducted into WDHOF on March 29, 2014 at the Beneath the Sea (BTS) Awards Banquet in Secaucus, New Jersey (www.BeneathTheSea.org).

divers showed Congress that they are thankful for the National Ocean Policy.

(Dive Travel Business News.com - Nov 29, 2013) -- Healthy Oceans Coalition - Washington, DC -- As we near the end of 2013, many of us turn our attention to the start of the holiday season, the things are we are thankful for, and our family and friends. On November 27, divers showed Congress that they are thankful for the National Ocean Policy.

Renowned Marine Wildlife Artist and Conservationist to be Inducted into the 2013

(Dive Travel Business News.com - November 6, 2013) -- Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands -- Dr. Guy Harvey will join an elite group of scuba diving legends next Tuesday, in Grand Cayman when he is inducted into the sport¹s hall of fame. The honor comes as Dr. Harvey marks his 40th year as a certified diver, much of that time engaged in underwater photography, filming and studying a variety of saltwater wildlife.

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