Megan Denny


Recent blog posts written by Megan Denny

Sardines, South Africa and the Shark Warrior – The Story Behind the Shot

Sardines, South Africa and the Shark Warrior – The Story Behind the Shot

7 March, 2018 at 12:26 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver™ Lesley Rochat, aka The Shark Warrior, wears many hats in her quest to help save our oceans, she is a marine and shark conservationist, founder of the non-profit organization, AfriOceans, an environmental photojournalist, underwater photographer and videographer, keynote speaker, activist, PADI Divemaster, and photographic teacher and expedition leader […]

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Why Scuba is the Ultimate Experience

Why Scuba is the Ultimate Experience

26 February, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

  There are countless ways to spend your free time, but only one gives you the opportunity to explore the world in ways no other activities can match. Here are a few reasons why scuba diving is the ultimate experience: Weightlessness. Many people dream of training to be an astronaut, […]

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Top 6 Reasons to Get Scuba Certified Locally

Top 6 Reasons to Get Scuba Certified Locally

15 February, 2018 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A PADI® Open Water Diver certification is the most widely-recognized in the world. There are thousands of PADI Dive Centers worldwide, but here are six reasons why you should get certified locally: Spend Your Holiday Time Having Fun – Not Taking a Class Vacations aren’t cheap. With hotel costs averaging […]

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Junior Scientists in the Sea

Junior Scientists in the Sea

8 February, 2018 at 5:20 am Comments are Disabled

Junior Scientists in the Sea (JSIS) offers teenagers the opportunity to explore the underwater world while gaining experience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEAM), and learn real-world job skills. Participants come from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and can learn to scuba dive as part of the year-round program. […]

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6 Ways Divers Can Reduce Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

6 Ways Divers Can Reduce Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

5 February, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  This year, millions of people will resolve to workout more often, eat better, drink or smoke less. But there’s one new year’s resolution we hope everyone will make: reducing their use of disposable plastic. A recent report found: – Only 9 percent of plastic gets recycled – 12 percent […]

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Dive Accident Case Studies: Rapid Ascents

Dive Accident Case Studies: Rapid Ascents

30 January, 2018 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

  The scenarios below are based on real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Lost Weight Belt Causes Runaway Ascent During the end of a dive, a diver unexpectedly lost her weight belt and began a rapid ascent to the surface from 20ft (6m). “I exhaled and dumped […]

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