Every visit to a foreign country offers a chance to enhance
conservation, education and communication.
It has become even more important than ever to ensure your chosen
dive resort supports education, communication and conservation
within the local community and serve to promote the area – instead
of tarnishing the environment and the people alongside with it.
TAKING CARE OF RAJA AMPAT
MAKING MONEY FROM
Meridian Adventure Dive has
participated in training and upskilling
the local Homestay Owners by
mentoring the local villagers to
become their own entrepreneurs.
View some of the items they are
making from plastic debris which is on
sale at our resort.
REMOVING INVASIVE SPECIES
The Crown of Thorns Seastar – a
predator of coral - has been causing a
bit of a stir in Raja Ampat. It’s believed
the seastars were introduced to the
reef through the ballast water of
passing cargo ships, and with few
predators in Indonesian waters they
View our latest beach
and ocean clean-up pictures.
CHECK OUT THESE VIDEOS
SEAL SLAPS KAYAKER
We are pretty sure you have seen
this video on social media before,
but have a look at it again and read
more about why scientists believe
the seal did that.
WATCH THE DISCO CLAM’S
Come and join the party and read
more about these fascinating little
molluscs and how they continually
entertain divers with their
‘electrifying’ light display.
WHO TO FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA
German artist and conservationist,
Liina Klauss and the creator behind the
#5000LostSoles installation in Bali.
“I want to show people a different
perspective on what we consider ‘rubbish’.
Everything we throw away comes back to
us, via the air we breathe, the water we
drink, and the soil we grow crops and raise
animals on. Flip-flops are just one example;
there is potential within all these materials
we waste and consider worthless,”
SEE YOU IN BIRMINGHAM THIS WEEKEND!
MEET US AT BOOTH AP40
IN THE ASIA PACIFIC SHOWCASE
Saturday 27th October - 9:30am-6:00pm
Sunday 28th October - 9:30am-5:00pm
Venue: The NEC Birmingham, UK