AUSMEPA congratulates Project Aware and the Army of Activity Divers in their Dive Against Debris!
The #OneMillionLess milestone is a wonderful contribution to the health of the Ocean around the world.The array of seafloor debris that divers collected and reported is astounding.
- 1 million pieces removed since 2011
- 48,199 scuba divers
- 5351 surveys
- 114 countries participating
- 5,597 Entangled or dead animals
- 64% of the waste was plastic
- 307,064 kilograms or 676,959 pounds total weight removed