Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Cousteau Divers Will Help Remove Abandoned Fishing Nets From Santorini Waters


This coming World Oceans Day next month, members of Cousteau Divers along with dive partner Ghost Fishing will help find and take away abandoned fishing gear from the waters around the Greek island of Santorini.

The nets the divers collect will be remade into a special yarn for use in swimsuits.

The event will support the establishment of a marine protected reserve around the island.

On June 8th, check out the livestream on Facebook, where Pierre-Yves Cousteau will be narrating the diving mission and conducting a Q&A session with viewers.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.


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