Megan Denny


Recent blog posts written by Megan Denny

Kimi Werner – Shining a Light on Sustainable Spearfishing

Kimi Werner – Shining a Light on Sustainable Spearfishing

8 May, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

  Kimi Werner fell in love with the ocean when she was barely five years old – watching her dad freedive and spearfish off the coast of Maui. Back then, underwater hunting was simply a way for her family to put food on the table. Cut to twenty years later: […]

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The Proper Dive Buddy Check – How Do You Say BWRAF?

The Proper Dive Buddy Check – How Do You Say BWRAF?

10 April, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

The buddy check is an important accident prevention procedure new divers learn during the PADI® Open Water Diver course. Unfortunately, it’s one of the first things certified divers (choose to) forget. As divers gain more experience, the buddy check is often reduced to one diver asking the other, “you good?” […]

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How Scuba Diving Can Help People With Autism

How Scuba Diving Can Help People With Autism

2 April, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

In honor of World Autism Day, we spoke to divers and families affected by autism about their experience with scuba diving. Though there isn’t a lot of research about the benefits of scuba diving for autistic individuals, we hope you’ll agree our interviewees have some promising things to say. First, […]

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11 Different Types of Dive Buddies

11 Different Types of Dive Buddies

21 March, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Dive buddies come in all shapes and sizes. Some are amazing divers and become lifelong friends, others make you wonder – did this person forge their certification card? Read on to learn about eleven common types of dive buddies, including the ideal one. The Nature Guide The Nature Guide has […]

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Nautical Terms: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Nautical Terms: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

19 March, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Where do the terms port and starboard come from? Why is the toilet on a boat called the head? Why isn’t it on the poop deck? Today we answer divers’ frequently asked questions about boat terminology. We’ll also share the nautical history behind common terms like slush fund and scuttlebutt. […]

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How do Octopuses Camouflage?

How do Octopuses Camouflage?

8 March, 2018 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  Watching an octopus change colors is mesmerizing. Many of us have spent an entire dive hypnotized by the flowing colors of an octopus or one of its sister cephalopods. Octopuses (not octopi) are sometimes called the chameleons of the sea. But, as you’ll read below, a chameleon’s camouflage game […]

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