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There are many things you can do to get involved in the world around you (above and below water). Here are a few:

Species Under Pressure

>> Sharks - Sharks are being killed at an alarming rate and you can help educate the public and make simple changes to help make a difference for this species.


>> REEF - The Reef Environmental Education Foundation
An active organization of divers committed to the preservation of the marine environment.

>> International Bird Rescue Research Center

>> Dawn Saves Wildlife
Simple things you can do to help keep oil from injuring animals.

>> Removing Tire Reefs
Artificial reef made of tires becomes ecological disaster. What began 30 years ago as an idealistic plan to shape an artificial coral reef has become an underwater wasteland


>> Project Aware
Conserving underwater environments through education, advocacy and action.

>> Project Aware for Kids
Conserving underwater environments through education, advocacy and action.

>> Table Rock Lake Cleanup
Join us annually as we help Scuba Sports clean up trash from Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO.


>> Do One Thing For The Environment
Scuba Diving Magazine has a long list of things you can do to make a difference in marine environments around the world.

>> Water Pollution & Conservation: Earth 911
The Earth 911 Water Section offers information about how to conserve water in and around your home and various water-related education resources, including information on Stormwater and Beach Water Quality.


>> Sustainable Seafood
Want to see more fish in the ocean? Sustainable seafood is caught using methods that support the long term supply of the species and that don't harm the environment.


>> Learn more about Missouri fish:

An Introduction to Missouri Fish: MO Dept. of Conservation

MO Dept. of Conservation Fishing Section


>> Ships to Reefs
With YOUR help, the Ships to Reefs effort can create one of the biggest things to help our oceans and our industry over the next 10 years.

>> New Sunken Military Craft Act Protects Wreck Sites
October 2004, President George W. Bush signed the FY2005 National Defense Authorization Act protecting sunken military vessels, aircraft and spacecraft from unauthorized disturbance.


>> Invasive Species
Invasive species can be plants, animals, and other organisms (e.g., microbes). Human actions are the primary means of invasive species introductions.

>> Invasive Species Profiles
A listing of terrestrial plants, terrestrial animals, aquatic & wetlands plants, aquatic & wetlands animals, and microbes.

>> Global Invasive Species Database
Searchable database of invasive species by name, location, region, lifeform and habitat.

>> Protect Your Waters
Aquatic nuisance species can hitch a ride on our clothing, boats, and items used in the water. When we go to another lake or stream, the nuisance species can be released. By following a simple procedure each time we leave the water, we can stop aquatic hitchhikers.

>> Sea Grant Nonindigenous Species Site (SGNIS)
(SGNIS) is a national information center that contains a comprehensive collection of research publications and education materials produced by Sea Grant programs and other research institutions across the country on zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species.

>> Environmental Education for Kids
"EEK!" - brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.


>> World Ocean Day
June 8th is World Ocean Day and you can join the Project AWARE Foundation in celebrating our ocean planet and the personal connection divers have to the sea. By taking small steps every day, you can make choices that impact the health of the world's oceans!

>> The Ocean Project


>> The Whale Shark Project
Find out more about whale sharks and submit photos you take on vacation to assist scientists in identifying and better understanding these gentile giants.


>> Marine Debris Research and Reduction Act
Marine debris in the form of trash, litter and fishing gear on our beaches and underwater environments is a serious problem. It contaminates natural habitat, harms ocean life and makes shorelines unfit for divers and swimmers.

>> Earthdive Initiative to Boost Protection of Oceans and Seas
Earthdive is a revolutionary new concept in ‘citizen science’ and a global research project for millions of recreational scuba divers who can help to preserve the health and diversity of our oceans.

 
 
 
 
 

 
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