Seiko Prospex and PADI have introduced that they’re serving to with the most important underwater cleanup occasion on the planet.
The occasion will happen on September 24, 2022, in Sesimbra, Portugal. The cleanup occasion is organized by the marine conservation charity Oceanum Liberandum and goals to get 700 divers to take part within the occasion throughout Challenge AWARE week. All of the marine particles collected from the occasion can be entered into PADI’s Dive Towards Particles database.
Commenting on the occasion, CSR Specialist for PADI Worldwide Emma Daffurn acknowledged:
“Our database is the world’s largest by way of capturing seafloor particles knowledge, which has already helped drive two pioneering scientific papers getting used to create new waste administration insurance policies…Greater than 250 million tons of plastic are estimated to make its method into our ocean by 2025 and the environmental harm attributable to plastic particles alone is estimated at $13 billion US a 12 months. This world document try additional highlights the necessary function divers play in reporting, eradicating and advocating to cease marine particles at its supply.. We’re thrilled to have the possibility to work with Seiko in supporting the most important underwater cleanup occasion in order that we are able to mobilize Ocean Torchbearers to take motion to guard what they love, seize extra important knowledge for coverage adjustments, and proceed the wave of momentum in creating optimistic ocean change.”
Whereas Miguel Rodrigues, the Gross sales & Advertising and marketing Director for Seiko Prospex, acknowledged:
“Serving to to lift consciousness and take an lively function in environmental conservation has develop into one among Seiko Prospex’s missions…We search, each time doable, to help occasions which have ocean conservation at their core, and we’re very honored to sponsor the world’s largest underwater cleanup. We’re proud to contribute to a extra sustainable future the place people are an integral a part of nature.”
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