Divers, Surfers and Sailors United: Protect 30% of our Ocean by 2030

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“In case you actually love one thing, you’re going to do every thing you'll be able to to guard it”

The Drawback

ONE MILLION species are liable to extinction inside our lifetime, greater than ever earlier than in human historical past. That is due to modifications to our local weather, how we use and develop land, and the way we take assets from land and sea. Within the ocean, we’re additionally overfishing, polluting and mining for assets in ways in which injury the locations crops and animals have to reside.

The Answer

We will scale back stresses on the ocean by creating MPAs, or Marine Protected Areas, that are like nationwide parks on land, however in ocean or coastal areas. Defending necessary areas—like coral reefs, seagrass beds, mangrove swamps or the breeding areas of endangered species and fish we depend on for meals—will permit the ocean to proceed to maintain us and assist every thing dwelling in it adapt higher to local weather change.

In 2021, the United Nations will set objectives for shielding life on the planet over the subsequent decade. Along with the worldwide surf and crusing communities, we’re asking them to completely and extremely shield 30% of the worldwide ocean by 2030. By means of the Torchbearer Community, partaking content material and international attain, we will convert our ardour for the ocean into objective and save the ocean for ourselves and future generations of PADI Divers.

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