Author: Scott Jones
Source: Examiner.com 
June 6, 2012
"Friday is World Oceans Day. The non-profit scuba diving related Project AWARE Foundation isn't waiting until then to spring into action. Yesterday, the worldwide group of scuba divers announced a new program to seek out innovative and results-driven projects to address two key focus areas: tackling marine debris problems and protecting critical shark and ray species.
To empower ocean communities to take local conservation actions to a whole new level of change, Project AWARE yesterday announced the Ocean Action Project.
The new Ocean Action Project supports local ocean conservation initiatives that bring us a step closer to a clean, healthy and abundant ocean planet."
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