Emily Bates


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From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

17 May, 2017 at 6:40 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Jo Walters Join Al Hornsby for an anthology of poignant, thrilling encounters with wildlife, below and beyond the waves, in his new book, Face to Face…Up Close with Mother Nature. It’s story-telling of both heart-stopping adventure and ethereal, natural beauty, where Al’s powerful prose and photography take you […]

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26 International Artists Paint to Give the Oceans a Voice

26 International Artists Paint to Give the Oceans a Voice

16 May, 2017 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

  PangeaSeed Foundation, in partnership with the Napier City Council and Alternative Arts Initiative, presented Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans in Napier, Hawke’s Bay. This event, in its second year, ran from March 19 to 26 with the creative participation of 26 internationally renowned muralists. Artists, volunteers and project partners […]

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UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 – Life Below Water

UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 – Life Below Water

15 May, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

We as divers have a special responsibility to protect our playground. Since much of the damage that has occurred to our oceans is underwater, it is vital that we bring this critical message to the surface and help drive awareness to the importance of ocean health and its impact on […]

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Cristina Zenato Talks Women in Diving, Shark Conservation, and Cave Diving in Australia

Cristina Zenato Talks Women in Diving, Shark Conservation, and Cave Diving in Australia

12 May, 2017 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

“My mission is to show anybody that each person counts and that each and every one of us can make a difference through our daily actions.” PADI AmbassaDiver, Cristina Zenato, proves this mission time and time again with ceaseless effort. From being invited to speak and promote shark conservation around the world, […]

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Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands at Risk – Mission Blue Takes Action

Saanich Inlet and the Southern Gulf Islands at Risk – Mission Blue Takes Action

11 May, 2017 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Teeming in the cool waters of Vancouver Island, Canada is some of the greatest diversity of marine life in North America. The famous Jacques Cousteau stated that, “it’s the best temperate-water diving in the world and second only to the Red Sea.” In March 2017, Mission BlueTM proudly announced the […]

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Guidelines for Underwater Photographers:  Do No Harm

Guidelines for Underwater Photographers: Do No Harm

9 May, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

by Adam Hanlon, Wetpixel Editor Very few underwater photographers will deliberately set out to hurt or damage the marine environment and the creatures that live within it. However, every time we venture underwater, our simple presence has an effect. Underwater creatures of all sizes need to conserve their energy and […]

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