Environment

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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Kailash Cook – Marine Warrior, Coral Conservationist, PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

Kailash Cook – Marine Warrior, Coral Conservationist, PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

26 May, 2016 at 7:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Although he may be young, Kailash Cook means business when it comes to the health of our coral reefs. He is an inspiration to everyone concerned about the effects of climate change on coral reefs. Putting thoughts into action, Kailash takes it upon himself to help save our coral reefs and will […]

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Dynamic Duo: PADI AmbassaDivers Emily Callahan and Amber Jackson

Dynamic Duo: PADI AmbassaDivers Emily Callahan and Amber Jackson

24 May, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

To many people, an offshore oil rig is nothing more than an eyesore. But that bad rep is changing thanks to the efforts of visionaries Emily Callahan and Amber Jackson who are working hard to unveil what really lies under the surface of these giant metal beasts: a healthy ecosystem […]

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Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

5 May, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blog post by Jo Walters Andre Miller is a marine scientist, PADI Dive Center owner and Master Scuba Diver Trainer, and a passionate leader of the conservation movement in Barbados. Andre was recently named a PADI AmbassaDiver.  “I grew up on a tiny island surrounded by a lot of water, […]

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