Emirates Diving Association is a non-profit voluntary federal organization and is accredited by UNEP as an International Environmental Organization; Emirates Diving Association (EDA) was established by Federal Decree No. (23) Under Article No. (21) on 23/02/1995 and chose Dubai as its base. The mission of EDA is to conserve, protect and restore the UAE marine resources by empathizing and promoting the marine About environment and environmental diving. Our founder – Nicola de Corato – member of the EDA and heli rescue diver with Bergamo Scuba Angels, started his cooperation with the magazine of the association DIVERS for the Environment.
Emirates Magazine Association’s Prime Objectives:
- To create an EDA Membership scheme
- Establish a database for all divers
- Provide benefits with relation to retailers and services
- Produce a regular quarterly magazine
- To promote diver safety through education, standards and provision of facilities
Emirates Magazine Association is a non-profit organization consisting of a handful of volunteers sharing a common goal – a love for the sea. We have set our goals with the best intentions in mind. Nevertheless we understand the controversy surrounding any environmental subject and are willing to listen to and share your thoughts. Therefore, we call on those concerned individuals, organizations and agencies with a similar or common interest to come forward, suggest an improvement, prepare an idea, share a thought or even lend a hand. We need your help and you can definitely make a difference.
Emirates Magazine Association is fully committed to create a harmonious and healthy diving environment so that future generations will continue to enjoy the same marine life and experiences that we have. Over time, we shall be developing many ways for divers and non-divers to participate with us in events, expeditions and research.