Our diver focused programs and global access are truly unique within marine
conservation and the nonprofit environmental sector. We are solution oriented
and results focused and in 2013 over 70% of our funds went directly to programs
to protect sensitive marine ecosystems and vulnerable marine animals.
This year was a pinnacle of over 20 years operations:
a) We helped to secure historic global trade protection for 8 species of
vulnerable sharks and rays including oceanic whitetips, scalloped hammerheads,
b) Our one of a kind Dive Against Debris program removed and surveyed 55,405
kgs / 122,147 lbs of marine debris. This was a greater total than 2012.
c) We secured multiple positive charity ratings for financial and
organizational efficiency and transparency. Project AWARE is listed as a 2013
Top Rated Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits.
We will appreciate and value a donation of any amount. Donations $150 and
over will receive an eco-ethical long sleeve shirt.
As a special thankyou, you’ll receive a limited edition Project AWARE eco-ethical long sleeve t-shirt for your gift of $150, €125, £100.
We value your donations and work to ensure a high level of efficiency and impactful results in the field. I’m proud to report our global team has secured multiple positive charity ratings worldwide. Please rest assured your gift makes a profound difference. In 2013 together we’ve:
Delivered over 135,000 petition signatures to protect sharks and rays
Helped secure historic protections from the devastating effects of international trade for some of the world’s most vulnerable sharks and rays
Removed and reported 55 405 kg / 122 147 lbs trash from over 300 underwater dive sites
Witnessed the culmination of years of our long term work together pay off, as the EU implemented its shark finning ban
Clocked up an amazing 800km / 497 miles in the Finathon swimming to end finning
These victories would not have been possible without your support and generosity. To fuel more victories together in 2014 please consider a gift this holiday season. Happy holidays!
For the Ocean,
Alex Earl Executive Director, Project AWARE Foundation
PS Please donate today to double your gift for ocean protection. The first $20,000 in donations will be matched by PADI.
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