This yr, Huang Bo – acclaimed Chinese language actor, director, and singer – formally turned a PADI International Conservation Ambassador. Along with being the vice chairman of the China Movie Affiliation, this famed superstar additionally occurs to be an avid PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. As a torchbearer, Huang Bo is utilizing his platform to encourage others to seek adventure and save the ocean.
Huang Bo continues to create one common film position after one other – most notably in movies together with Loopy Stone, Misplaced in Thailand, Pricey, and Coronary heart Flowers. His impressively lengthy record of awards and accolades consists of his 2012 Actor of the Yr Award on the China Movie Administrators Affiliation for his comedic efficiency in Design of Dying, and his 2017 Golden Goblet Award for his efficiency in The Conformist. In 2018, Huang Bo launched his directorial debut with The Island.
Rising up by the ocean in his hometown of Qingdao, Huang Bo’s love for the underwater world runs deep. “The underwater world is sort of a utterly totally different world, the place you pay full consideration with none muddle in your thoughts” stated Huang, who’s ardour for scuba diving has introduced him to quite a lot of spectacular dive websites around the globe together with the Nice Barrier Reef, Palau, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Pink Sea. He typically shares his diving experiences on his Weibo account, posting lovely imagery of the underwater world together with his many followers – reminding them to like and shield the ocean.
As a public icon enthusiastic about conservation, Huang Bo has endorsed the World Wildlife Fund as a Forest Conservation Ambassador, launched the ‘Planet or Plastic’ initiative with Nationwide Geographic, and launched a chopstick motion environmental safety marketing campaign in China that calls on individuals to scale back their use of disposable chopsticks.
“Plastic air pollution has made a surprising influence on the ocean. Plastic luggage, straws, and bottles that we throw away are more likely to trigger large injury to the underwater setting and marine life. If everybody works collectively, beginning with the straightforward issues – like carrying reusable chopsticks [or cutlery], bringing your personal thermos cup, and utilizing eco-friendly purchasing luggage – altering our habits will assist the ocean return to its unique blue colour.” stated Huang Bo.
As a PADI International Conservation Ambassador, Huang Bo really believes that one single individual could make a distinction, and collectively we will heal our blue planet. He encourages individuals around the globe to hitch the worldwide group of divers and ocean-lovers coming collectively to save lots of the ocean – a community of torchbearers exploring and defending the underwater world.