Featured Blogs

  • 6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

    6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

    PADI® is committed to protecting and preserving our oceans, and part of this involves educating divers on how they can play their part.  That’s why we’ve partnered up with Project AWARE® to offer three specialty courses – the Project AWARE Specialty, the AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty and the Dive Against […]

  • Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

    Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

    Written by Sarah Russell Thanks to the efforts of freedivers and conservationists across the world, insights are being discovered to help shape the way we protect and conserve marine life, as well as to improve marine education and sustainability overall. Here are three initiatives in particular that are worth knowing […]

  • Specialty Courses for Budding Conservationists

    Specialty Courses for Budding Conservationists

    Written by Danielle Schofield This month (15-23 September), PADI® and Project AWARE® will be celebrating AWARE Week, reaffirming that no action is too small when it comes to protecting the ocean — whether it’s switching plastic with paper, or writing sustainable gift lists. Divers everywhere are encouraged to sign up […]

  • 6 Ways you can Support AWARE Week with your Fins Off

    6 Ways you can Support AWARE Week with your Fins Off

    We know it’s not always possible to be in the water as much as we’d like, which is why this AWARE Week we thought we would pull together a list of ways you can still help out, with your fins off. Take the Project AWARE® Specialty With no prerequisites, age […]

  • 6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

    6 Tips for Whale Shark Conservation

    Written by Mark McMillan, Marine Biologist at LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives The Whale Shark Rhincodon typus is a truly magnificent creature. As the world’s largest living fish, recent research suggests that they can grow up to 18 meters in length and may live to over 100 years old. Whale Sharks have […]