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Life in LEGO

In September last year (2019) our in-house Marine Biologist, Kirsty, was involved in an international photography project with award-winning photographer Dean West and acclaimed LEGO sculptor Nathan Sawaya. Life in LEGO  The initial 2013 project “In Pieces” combined Sawaya’s life-size LEGO sculptures with West’s hyper-realistic photography and was exhibited in 14 countries around the world. In 2019 they joined forces once again to use their unique creativity to highlight the…
Kirsty Richards
9th February 2020
EcoNews

Beach clean-up in December after a sudden flurry of trash

A short update from our quick-fire beach clean-up on December 12 - following a few days of calm seas, the wind switched back to normal earlier in the week and with that came a sudden flurry of trash. This beach clean-up was our heaviest yet, with 96 kg of trash during only 30 minutes. 95% was plastic, including 333 plastic bottles, 114 shoes & flip flops and a paddling pool! More…
Ulrika Kroon
16th December 2019
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Atmosphere goes big on International Clean-up Day

We regularly conduct beach cleans here at Atmosphere. As 15th - 22nd September was Project AWARE week and Saturday 21st was International Coastal Clean-up Day, we stepped things up a gear. Diving against debris Seven divers, including our PADI Regional Training Consultant Pam, sunk beneath the surface of our house reef to Dive Against Debris. Even Oli, our Dive Centre Manager, donned a wetsuit (this never happens!). After searching for…
Kirsty Richards
26th September 2019
Mission 2020 is a platform for organisations from the global dive community to come together and pledge to change their practises to help protect and conserve our oceans by World Oceans Day 2020Eco

Mission 2020 – 6 month update at Atmosphere Resort

6 months down, 12 months to go - time flies when you’re reducing plastic waste! At the beginning of the year we decided to officially join the global fight on single-use plastics by signing up to Mission 2020, (an online platform created by Fourth Element, enabling organisations from the global diving community to pledge to do something for the environment by World Oceans Day, 2020). Atmosphere’s pledge: At Atmosphere Resorts &…
Kirsty Richards
1st July 2019
EcoGives Forward

Happy World Oceans Day!

On the 8th June each year, people from around the world come together to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of our oceans on Worlds Oceans Day. This year the focus is on plastic pollution; sharing inspiring solutions and taking action to limit its impact. Why are oceans important? Earth is truly a “blue planet”, with over 70% of it covered by water. Our oceans provide countless benefits to…
Kirsty Richards
9th June 2019