Danielle Schofield


PADI Instructor and Social Media Consultant, PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa

Recent blog posts written by Danielle Schofield

Four PADI Specialty Courses to Improve Your Shark and Ray Encounters

Four PADI Specialty Courses to Improve Your Shark and Ray Encounters

9 October, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

We’ve been celebrating the recent success at CITES CoP17, where proposals to list all 13 species of sharks and rays (silky sharks, thresher sharks and devil rays) were accepted. With this good news and the resulting buzz across the scuba diving world, there’s no better time to make the most […]

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Success for Sharks and Rays at CITES CoP17

Success for Sharks and Rays at CITES CoP17

6 October, 2016 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Success! Silky sharks, Thresher sharks and Devil rays added to CITES Appendix II Johannesburg, October 4, 2016 – Conservationists are delighted that CITES* Parties have officially listed devil rays, thresher sharks, and the silky shark under CITES Appendix II. The listing proposals were supported by more than the two-thirds majority […]

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UK Marine Conservation – How To Make A Difference

UK Marine Conservation – How To Make A Difference

30 September, 2016 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

The ocean is in trouble – from coral bleaching to creature entanglements – and for most people, the damage lies hidden beneath the surface.  Fortunately as divers, we have the ability to make a difference by taking part in conservation activities and spreading the word to non-divers. While marine conservation […]

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5 Incredible Marine Life Rescue Stories: Hooks and Lines

5 Incredible Marine Life Rescue Stories: Hooks and Lines

18 September, 2016 at 12:00 am Comments are Disabled

Around the world, the ocean and its inhabitants face a daily battle with trash, from tangled fishing line to bottles and plastic. When this deadly debris meets with marine life it traps, entangles and injures them, or is even mistaken for a tasty snack. This leads to prolonged suffering and, […]

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Exclusive 2-4-1 ticket offer for PADI divers at DIVE 2016!

Exclusive 2-4-1 ticket offer for PADI divers at DIVE 2016!

8 September, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Once again, PADI will be exhibiting at DIVE, taking place at the NEC, Birmingham (UK) on the 22 and 23 October. We invite you, your diving and your non-diving friends to visit us at the PADI Village where PADI staff will be on hand to have a friendly chat and […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: Who’s Your Favourite Dive Buddy and Why?

We Asked PADI Staff: Who’s Your Favourite Dive Buddy and Why?

1 September, 2016 at 3:11 am Comments are Disabled

At PADI HQ, we’re big fans of sharing the love for our dive buddies. So, we asked PADI staff to tell us who they consider their favourite buddy, and why… “My Favourite Dive Buddy Is…” “My favourite Dive Buddy is my eleven year old daughter, Jolie.  I taught Jolie to […]

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