Megan Denny


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18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

4 May, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

Sharks are amazing creatures with a bad reputation. Though many see them as monsters, sharks are responsible for an average of ten fatalities per year worldwide. Ten deaths a year – compared to eight deaths every day in the US from people texting while driving. Meanwhile, humans kill more than 70 million sharks each year for […]

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5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

3 May, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

There’s a lot more to being a PADI Instructor than being a great diver (but of course that helps). A good instructor is also: an engaging public speaker, someone who can anticipate a student’s needs, and someone who can break down complicated topics into easy-to-understand chunks. These skills, learnt in […]

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8 Surprising Facts About Dolphins

8 Surprising Facts About Dolphins

14 April, 2017 at 5:23 am Comments are Disabled

In honor of Dolphin Day, here are some of our favorite facts about dolphins. By the end of this article you will appreciate these amazing creatures even more! Dolphins have no sense of smell Dolphins are well-known for their extraordinary hearing, but did you know: they have no sense of […]

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Top Scuba Diving Destinations: Marine Sanctuaries & Hope Spots

Top Scuba Diving Destinations: Marine Sanctuaries & Hope Spots

12 April, 2017 at 5:05 am Comments are Disabled

When planning your next dive trip, set a course for a marine sanctuary or Hope Spot. These ecologically-diverse areas are known for unusual critters, animal migrations, or other features that warrant special protection. By visiting these areas, you’re investing in both local conservation efforts and exceptional diving memories. Marine Sanctuaries […]

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7 Women in Diving Everyone Should Know

7 Women in Diving Everyone Should Know

23 March, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Assembling a list of the most important women in scuba diving history is no easy task. We began with dozens of women, but ultimately narrowed it down to the seven amazing divers below. We hope this list is merely a starting place that inspires you to learn more about women’s […]

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Build Your Own Scuba Story – Word Game!

Build Your Own Scuba Story – Word Game!

1 March, 2017 at 5:12 am Comments are Disabled

Grab a couple of friends and dive into your very own scuba adventure with the PADI Word Game! Step One: Fill in the blanks: Nearby Body of Water: _____________________. Adjective: _____________________. Long, Skinny Object: _____________________. Adjective: _____________________. Small Underwater Creature: _____________________. Body Part: _____________________. Mythical Sea Creature: _____________________. Body Part: _____________________. Noun: _____________________. Piece of Dive Gear: _____________________. Adjective: _____________________. […]

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