Coastal Underwater Cleanup Day 2014
Institute for Scuba Divers in Lebanon, HSBC Bank and Wardieh holding organized
the 10th annual underwater diving clean up day.
has been in the business of diving since 1979 and involved in various underwater
environmental issues trying to protect and preserve the Lebanese underwater
world healthy for our future generations.
This year, NISD, HSBC bank and Wardieh Holding organized the
cleanup day inviting all Divers in Lebanon to participate in this important day.
Divers operated in and out from NISD HQ based at Zaitunay
bay, finding a large amount of garbage underwater.
This underwater garbage comes mainly from unconscious
citizens, fisherman and corniche walkers throwing their garbage in the sea.
Approximately 1 ton of garbage was picked up from the sea and later removed by Sukleen who have been very helpful all these years sending their trucks and
personnel to contribute in that event.
The garbage picked up was mainly composed of
NISD will keep organizing this event every year bringing more awareness, in the hope that the divers' message get to be heard widely in all our Lebanese soil protecting all our underwater world.
NISD wishes to thank all the divers that participated in this
event as well as its main sponsors for that event HSBC Bank and Wardieh Holding.