Scuba Schools International (SSI) and Mares have partnered up with the female-led diving team Edges of Earth Expedition. Together, they are amplifying ocean action and highlighting progress in marine conservation worldwide.
Edges of Earth ExpeditionThe Edges of Earth Expedition is a two-year journey to over 50 remote dive sites across the globe—spearheaded by Andi Cross, an accomplished SSI Divemaster.
The team, consisting of highly certified scuba divers, freedivers, and wilderness guides, will engage with local experts including scientists, conservationists, dive centres, community leaders, and more. All of whom are dedicated to preserving and restoring the ocean’s delicate ecosystems.In the face of the alarming consequences of ocean warming, the expedition’s primary mission is to shed light on the positive efforts and progress being made to protect marine environments.
Through a dedicated online presence across SSI, Mares, and the Edges of Earth’s digital platforms, the team will share the untold stories of those who are championing ocean conservation.By showcasing these inspiring narratives, they aim to inspire individuals, especially the next generation, to take proactive steps towards safeguarding our oceans.
Jenny Luksch, Social Media Manager at SSI, expressed her excitement about the partnership, saying:
“We’re thrilled to welcome the Edges of Earth team as SSI’s first-ever brand ambassadors. This collaboration reflects our commitment to promoting diving as well as environmental awareness. By amplifying positive ocean impact stories, we aspire to motivate more people to join the diving community and become advocates for ocean conservation.”
Marcel Steinmeier, Head of Marketing at Mares, commented:
“Mares is dedicated to enhancing the diving experience and contributing to environmental conservation. We welcome the Edges of Earth Expedition team to our community and salute their efforts in service to our oceans.”
SSI’s Blue Oceans initiative, focused on environmental conservation, perfectly fits the Edges of Earth Expedition mission. By supporting this partnership, SSI aims to foster a deeper understanding of the importance of ocean protection and sustainable diving practices.
About Edges of Earth
Edges of Earth is an expedition team of five going to the most remote dive destinations on the planet to tell untold stories of ocean impact and positive progress. Led by Andi Cross, the team will venture to 50+ locations over two years, from the tropics to tundras.Marla Tomorug (Creative Director & Lead Photographer), Adam Moore (Logistics, Equipment & Safety Lead), Maddy Wilson (Content Creator & Social Media Lead) and Jeff Wilson (Content Creator & Videography Lead) are highly certified scuba divers, freedivers and wilderness guides.
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