Environment

Ocean Acidification – Double Whammy for Coral Reefs

Ocean Acidification – Double Whammy for Coral Reefs

16 November, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Since the Industrial Revolution in the middle of the eighteenth century, human activity has had an increasingly significant effect on climate, in particular by adding billions of tons of carbon dioxide and other gasses to the atmosphere. These so called greenhouse gasses contribute to global warming, rising sea temperatures and […]

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My Zero-Impact Week

My Zero-Impact Week

15 November, 2016 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

We all keep hearing about what our part looks like to help offset global warming. But taking a big leap for the rest of your life is daunting. So instead, I chose to tackle two changes that I thought I could manage for seven days to reduce my impact on […]

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Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

14 November, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Joe Thomas Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we […]

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Welcoming Our Newest PADI AmbassaDivers, Riley and Steve Hathaway

Welcoming Our Newest PADI AmbassaDivers, Riley and Steve Hathaway

9 November, 2016 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDivers are selected representatives who have excelled within their field, inspiring others to start diving, keep diving or teach diving. They represent PADI® values and help to inspire divers, ocean advocates and explorers across the globe. We are thrilled to welcome two new PADI AmbassaDivers to our list of […]

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4 Facts about the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

4 Facts about the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

2 November, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

You may have heard about the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the news lately after President Obama passed legislation to expand the area. Papahānaumokuākea is a US National Monument that spans 583,000 square miles near Hawaii. Here are four facts about this diverse and important piece of nature, including how to pronounce […]

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Batty about Batfish

Batty about Batfish

26 October, 2016 at 4:38 am Comments are Disabled

No matter where you’re from or where you’ve dived, the chances are you’ve heard of batfish – but did you know there’s actually several different species which share this spooky-sounding name? Batfish #1: Chaetodipterus faber Belonging to the Ephippidae family, this batfish is more commonly known as the Atlantic Spadefish. […]

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