Environment

Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

24 August, 2016 at 5:17 am Comments are Disabled

The Best Idea Noted American writer and environmentalist Wallace Stegner famously called the national park idea “the best idea we ever had.” The National Park Service has its 100th birthday this year. Divers everywhere should celebrate. Say “National Park” and immediately everyone thinks about a couple of the big ones, […]

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Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

9 August, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sea creatures form friendships from the least likely of pairings as underwater relationships provide symbiotic benefits to both animals.   Crabs and Sea Anemones Crabs choose to partner up with poisonous sea anemones by either holding them like weapons to fend off predators or attaching them to the tops of […]

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America’s National Parks – 100 Years of Service

America’s National Parks – 100 Years of Service

8 August, 2016 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

Image by Jennifer Idol – “Bacteria mattes create the colors of Grand Prismatic Spring.” Written by Jennifer Idol, PADI AmbassaDiverTM Each summer, I determine locations and stories for next year’s travel. This year is no different, but my destinations were met with surprise by more than a few people. Rather […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Hannah Pragnell-Raasch

PADI Women in Diving: Hannah Pragnell-Raasch

26 July, 2016 at 7:40 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Women’s Dive Day has been a huge success over the last two years. In association with our annual event, we are shining the spotlight on some fantastic women in diving who have, and continue to do amazing work within the scuba diving industry. Here we interview Hannah Pragnell-Raasch; PADI® […]

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An Introduction to Muck Diving – Getting Down and Dirty

An Introduction to Muck Diving – Getting Down and Dirty

25 July, 2016 at 11:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Less than 30% of our planet is made up of land so as divers we are extremely privileged to be able to explore some of the other 70%. Not all of our oceans are bordered by coral reefs however, with some excellent diving and stunning marine life able to be […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

10 July, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments are Disabled

As part of our Women in Diving series in conjunction with PADI Women’s Dive Day, we sat down with Dr. Erika Sullivan, a Canadian veterinarian now living and working in Australia. She discussed her passion for sharks and what inspired her to become a PADI Professional. Tell us about your work with sharks. […]

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