Category: Environment

Litter Picking in Leeds You may have noticed that Scuba Leeds have recently gone on a litter picking mission above and below the waters. As someone who helps organise these events I thought it was worth explaining why each month we collect litter from our environment. Canal Clean Ups As a dive centre, Scuba Leeds […]

Geordie Shore Sometimes, you get to a dive site, and you can tell with a quick glance into the water “we are going to struggle to see our dive computers with visibility like that”… and other times you look at the water and know straight away you will have a brilliant dive. That’s what happened […]

Project AWARE – Dive Against Debris report Ravenspoint Bay Our team recently completed a reccy dive at Ravenspoint Bay, Holyhead, Wales. A new dive site for Scuba Leeds but definitely one we will be going back to! A lovely spot to complete a Dive Against Debris and removed some trash from our sea. Brilliantly clear […]

Reef Safe Sun Cream If you dive, snorkel or even swim near corals please look at the active ingredients in your sun cream. Many people do not know that sunscreen can damage coral. I never knew and the figure sounds incomprehensible but estimates claim that “between 6,000 and 14,000 tons of sunscreen washes off into our […]

Project AWARE – Glove Use Tips Divers have learned a number of useful tips and tricks to consider when using gloves over the years. Here we list four of the most important. Consider the environment – Gloves protect your hands, not the coral reef. There are some dive locations across the world that have banned […]