Environment

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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5 Tips to Make Your Recycling Go Further

5 Tips to Make Your Recycling Go Further

8 July, 2016 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

You know that rubbish has a huge impact on our ocean. You know that recycling is good for the environment. You even have a recycling bin at home. So how can you take it one step further and ensure your recycling has a real impact on the planet? Reduce (and […]

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6 Fantastic Female Marine Animals

6 Fantastic Female Marine Animals

6 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

July 16, 2016 marks the second annual PADI Women’s Dive Day, and we believe that divers aren’t the only ones that should be celebrating. Female marine animals certainly have much to celebrate. Here we take a look and some very interesting and impressive marine ladies. The Ribbon Eel Ribbon eels […]

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An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

27 June, 2016 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]

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