Divein Marine Concervation:

What we do…

Our Mission

Divein Marine Concervation (DMC) connects the passion for ocean adventure with the purpose of marine conservation

 

Our Vision

A Return to a Clean, Healthy ocean

 

Our Conservation Blueprint

There are two critical focus areas for DMC: Community and Policy. When both are working together, we are driving towards our mission and vision. Below is a visual representation of our organization’s blueprint.

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Our Current Focus Areas

DMC develops actions under our Clean Ocean and Healthy Ocean programs each year. In 2021, we will be supporting our community and advancing policies on Plastic Debris and Sharks & Rays.

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Our Impact

For over 7 years, together with our partners and global community, we responded to the threats our ocean faces and we’ve had some incredible successes:

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Our Priorities

We are committed to advancing programs that:

  1. Address the greatest threats facing the ocean. Those threats must be grounded in sound science
  2. Fulfill the interests and needs of our community with both fins on and fins off
  3. Link community action to policy change
  4. Support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

See some our campaigns to promote Ocean Awareness

How ocean pollution affects humans [Video + Infographic]

How ocean pollution affects humans [Video + Infographic]

Ocean Pollution has put our oceans at the brink of disaster Every year more than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans, but how does that affect humans and what can we do to stop this behavior? Plastic and other forms of pollution are ending up in our...

The Coral Reef: A Diver’s Delight

The Coral Reef: A Diver’s Delight

Divers get to experience beauty unlike anything we will ever see on land. Coral reefs only add to the incredible natural beauty that exists beneath the water, and they are often the most sought out diving spots. With so many coral reefs the world over, it’s often...

10 Things Not To Do If You Love Scuba Diving And The Ocean

10 Things Not To Do If You Love Scuba Diving And The Ocean

How to protect the ocean, even when you’re not diving Scuba divers, by and large, love the ocean. And as a natural consequence of that, they’re interested in protecting it for ocean conservation. And there are a number of things you can do while diving to that end,...

50 Fascinating Facts about the Ocean

50 Fascinating Facts about the Ocean

Our oceans are filled with wonders that you can't even imagine! The Earth’s oceans are a world of mystery, magic and beauty. Here are 50 of the most fascinating facts about the ocean that will make you appreciate our blue planet more than ever. It’s the mystery part...

Sustainable Diving: How To Become An Environmentally Friendly Diver

Sustainable Diving: How To Become An Environmentally Friendly Diver

When you begin diving one of the most important aspects is an understanding of the environment and respect for it. With just a bit of knowledge of respecting the environment, becoming an environmentally friendly diver can leave a positive impact. Each year scuba...

A Scuba Diver’s Impact On A Coral Reef

A Scuba Diver’s Impact On A Coral Reef

Coral reef diving is an all-time favorite to most scuba divers. But like it or not, scuba divers are causing substantial damage to the world’s coral reefs. Scientific evidence shows that divers are directly and/or indirectly responsible for damaging the reef life with...

Shark Finning: What is it?

Shark Finning: What is it?

Why would anyone ever kill a shark for its fins? Then cut it off and let it drop to the bottom for a slow and painful death?! There are many different types of animals that are hunted in the vast oceans. From the larger fish to clams and oysters, everyone is familiar...

The Bad Diver and Aquatic Awareness

The Bad Diver and Aquatic Awareness

How many divers touch the Reef, the Corals or even the Fish when diving? Is it normal practice for divers, nowadays, to pick up and touch things on their dive? Christina Christensen is a good friend of mine who is a recently qualified Open Water Scuba Instructor....

Make a positive difference for the environment

Make a positive difference for the environment

Part II on how to be a more environmentally safe diver focuses on protecting the oceans and improving the marine environment. In the first article in this series, we looked at ways of minimizing the negative impact that a diver can have on his or her local diving...

Sustainable Diving: A guide to being a sustainable diver

Sustainable Diving: A guide to being a sustainable diver

As divers, we’re blessed with the chance to see what few others see; an entire world underwater, with unique geology, biology, and a life cycle all of its own. But we’ve also got a front-row seat to the negative impact humans have on that world; coral bleaching,...