Seiko Prospex and PADI have introduced that they’re serving to with the biggest 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 will probably be entered into PADI’s Dive Towards Particles database.
Commenting on the occasion, CSR Specialist for PADI Worldwide Emma Daffurn said:
“Our database is the world’s largest when it comes to capturing seafloor particles information, 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 approach into our ocean by 2025 and the environmental harm brought on by plastic particles alone is estimated at $13 billion US a 12 months. This world report try additional highlights the vital 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 biggest underwater cleanup occasion in order that we are able to mobilize Ocean Torchbearers to take motion to guard what they love, seize extra important information for coverage modifications, and proceed the wave of momentum in creating constructive ocean change.”
Whereas Miguel Rodrigues, the Gross sales & Advertising Director for Seiko Prospex, said:
“Serving to to lift consciousness and take an energetic function in environmental conservation has turn out to be one in all Seiko Prospex’s missions…We search, at any time when potential, to assist 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.”
Yow will discover out extra details about the occasion right here.