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Rubbish in the oceans is  a major cause of death to many marine organisms.

Sea turtles have been around for approximately 100 million years, in numbers too large to count. However, within the last 100 years their numbers have dramatically declined, placing all seven species on the IUCN (The World Conservation Union) Red List of Threatened Species.

Sea turtles face so many threats around the world, one of the most serious is the amount of rubbish in our oceans. Plastics in the ocean are mistaken for jellyfish and ingested by turtles. The plastics sit in the turtle’s stomach, as they are indigestible and prevent the turtle from feeding - leaving the turtle to slowly starve to death. Turtles can also become entangled in debris and drown. A disease called fibropapillomas, caused by pollution, is having a devastating effect on turtle populations.

That's why Project AWARE's DIve Against Debris project is so important...any little thing that we can do to make the ocean environment safer for endangered species counts.

In support of this, Scuba Junkie is going to hold a continuous 5 hour underwater clean up on Pulau Mabul on 29th May 2014. We have chosen 5 hours because this is the average amount of time a resting turtle can spend underwater on one breath! We will have two teams doing this clean up.

We ask for you to support our event by donating, however much you can spare, to Project Aware. Like we said, any little thing we do or get, counts.

Thank you for helping us to make a difference.

Raising money for

Project AWARE Foundation (International)

Project AWARE Foundation (International)

Charity Registration No. 1073327

Project AWARE Foundation is a growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time. We’re focusing in on two major ocean issues –Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris where scuba divers are uniquely positioned to positively affect long-term change in these two areas.

Raising money for

Run by Project AWARE Foundation (International)

Charity Registration No. 1073327

Donations 33

Sorry its late . Love Sharks

Donation by Lianne Daniels on 02/04/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Cat and Scuba Junkie From Ab

Donation by Alastair on 08/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

In memory of our son Eric. He would love what you are doing -- your work in the ocean, your efforts to protect the environment, and your campaign to save the sharks

Donation by Mary and LeRoy Ashby on 08/03/14

$100.00

Can Rohan swim in a mankini next time?

Donation by Ian and Kim on 07/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

The blisters are a little sore but well worth it :)

Donation by Duncan Oliver on 07/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by ROHAN PERKINS on 07/03/14

£20.00

Good luck guys. Wish I could be around to help.

Donation by Jeremy Axworthy on 07/03/14

£20.00

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

Donation by MIKE OREILLY on 07/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Dan Guest on 07/03/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Pernilla Ström Colliander on 07/03/14

10,00 €

AWESOME GUYS!!!

Donation by Victoria on 06/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 06/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

We love Sharks, Turtles and we love Mabul and all the other beautyful islands arround there. greetings from ZE Team Germland

Donation by MarQs on 06/03/14

50,00 €

Donation by Kris and Steve on 06/03/14

$50.00

Remember, when they're gone you can't bring them back.

Donation by Jaseofspades on 06/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Hi Cat, very proud of what you're doing. We miss you. Xxx

Donation by The Nichols family on 06/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 06/03/14

£20.00

Donation by Helene on 06/03/14

$20.00

SHARKS SHARKS SHARKS I LOVE SHARKS!! Sharks need our help, this is an amazing cause. xx

Donation by Lydia on 06/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Liz Lees on 06/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Go team!

Donation by Emma Amos on 05/03/14

£20.00

Donation by Walter on 05/03/14

Länge leve hajarna!

Donation by Lennart Ström on 05/03/14

Donation by Karin on 05/03/14

15,00 €

Save the sharks! Shark week is mega, get involved, make a donation!!!

Donation by Cat Lees on 05/03/14

£10.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£544.34
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£544.34
  • Gift Aid£41.25

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