SEASIR began as a diving store on Aka Island in 1983. Since then, SEASIR has grown into the most important Okinawan diving firm present to this present day.
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Anna from Marine Home SEASIR in Okinawa – additionally a member of the group’s Sustainable Improvement Objectives Workforce – explains their story and what they're doing to help the worldwide motion to save lots of the ocean;
“Marine Home SEASIR operates 4 diving facilities and marine exercise outlets, a diving gear retailer, an overhaul middle, a guesthouse and a pension, in addition to a journey company. In 2017, we additionally opened a store in Cebu, Philippines. Our firm imaginative and prescient was to be a gateway for anyone to find the wonders of nature and to encourage them with the dive to guard this distinctive heritage that's the sea.”
This yr, throughout this difficult time for tourism, SEASIR stood nonetheless. Nevertheless, this gave us the chance to create a brand new division absorbed by supporting and advancing the work of the United Nation’s Sustainable Improvement Objectives. We now have began engaged on it to sustainably shield our valuable nature and the world. All employees now repeatedly do seashore cleanings and port cleanings in each Aka Island and Naha. We sometimes decide horn drupes which eat up corals, and reuse them as pure equipment.
We've a monitor document of greater than ten years within the inbound enterprise. Along with foreign-national employees from English, Chinese language, and Korean talking nations, the corporate has full-time native-speaker English dialog academics, and considered one of our traits is that our Japanese employees are additionally accustomed to serving abroad vacationers. We additionally settle for many staff on Working Vacation visas, coaching them to be the top-class diving instructors.
Concerning the tour “Make zero Trash within the Ocean”
This can be a month-to-month tour held by Marine Home SEASIR Naha store. The tour goal is to “Make zero Trash within the Ocean”, so we organize the excursions to start on the dates with “zero”. So 10th, 20th, and 30th of each month. It's introduced to each diver who attends our Leisure Diving Tour, Refresh Diving Tour and Superior Open Water Course. Throughout each dive, divers use mesh luggage to gather marine particles that they discover. Appropriately, we're cautious to not injury coral or disturb marine life. We have now three instructors who've DSDSPI certification in Naha store. Our instructors all the time introduce the issues needing consideration and guarantee divers’ security.
In the meantime, we're making a plan for 2 new experiences extending from this tour. The primary one is AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty Course. As environmental considerations proceed to develop severely, increasingly divers are bursting to donate themselves and their time to creating the ocean wholesome once more. Nevertheless they can't all the time discover a method to study applicable expertise and the best way to take action! Subsequently, our instructors in Naha store plan to hold out the DAD Specialty Course and add it to our regular coaching course lists.
The opposite expertise is keyed in the direction of youngsters. The marine particles introduced again from the ocean is cleaned up, categorised, reported after which displayed in our store. The youngsters who attend our Snorkeling Tour and Introductory Diving Tour can use the particles to make a memento within the store, perhaps an image, perhaps a mannequin automotive or something that they will think about. We consider the little ones might perceive the which means of “flip waste into wealth” by the tour and in addition keep in mind how necessary it's to deal with their waste in an accurate means.
All of the issues we now have deliberate are in place to advertise the notice of SDGs to staffs and friends. The ocean wants us, and as divers we now have the power and skill to do one thing. Even it isn't robust sufficient to vary the entire world, we will have an effect on the individuals we meet day by day and at scale, that is momentous. Our eyes might all the time look ahead and our thoughts will not be moved.