Custom Hoodie, Eight Urgent Steps for the Ocean, Ghost Gear Initiative

Scuba Shack Weekly – Volume 2, Number 46

By the time you read this we should be in sunny and warm Orlando attending DEMA. Our agenda is pretty full and we are looking forward to seeing all the new cool stuff and talking to a lot of folks. Stay tuned for some updates when we get back.

Last Wednesday night Deb conducted another Project Aware Specialty class. The dialog we engaging and interesting. Our plan is to continue to hold these classes in 2020, so check out our calendar in the future. Also, Jill and Monty completed our last scheduled open water class for four new divers headed to warmer waters for their certification dives.

In case you missed it, we have a custom Scuba Shack hoodie for sale in black or navy. The ordering period is from now through Nov. 27 – the day before Thanksgiving. The hoodies will be shipped between Dec. 6 –17, and will arrive at your house in time for the holidays. Stay warm this weather with a Scuba Shack hoodie. Click here to place your order.

In a recent World Ocean Radio podcast Peter Neill discussed a paper published by the International Program of the State of the Ocean (IPSO) that outlines eight urgent steps for our ocean planet. From addressing climate change, enforcing standards through ending overfishing and reducing marine pollution, the paper is an interesting read. The paper indicates that we have about 10 years to make these changes.

Did you know there is an organization known as the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI). Read about the three big announcements they made at the 6th annual Our Ocean conference in Oslo.

Thanks for tuning in,

Jeff

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