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PADI Women’s Dive Day in Asia Pacific Region

PADI Women’s Dive Day in Asia Pacific Region

23 August, 2016 at 8:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Last month divers all over the globe celebrated the second ever annual PADI Women’s Dive Day. On July 16, over 700 PADI Women’s Dive Day events took place in 77 countries. Men, women, boys and girls donned their fins with one goal in mind, to celebrate the contributions that women […]

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Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

23 August, 2016 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

How the WAVES Project and the underwater world are helping wounded veterans heal through diving After a family friend and United States Marine, Jon Schumacher, was injured in an IED blast on his second tour in Afghanistan, he lost both legs above the knee and three fingers on this left […]

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The Phi Phi Island Coral Nursery

The Phi Phi Island Coral Nursery

16 August, 2016 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Ten years ago, the Adventure Club in the beautiful Phi Phi Islands installed a floating coral nursery to cultivate coral fragments – a way of preserving the coral reefs surround the islands. The nursery is suspended above the substrate allowing the coral fragments to grow with reduced threats from corallivores […]

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Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

12 August, 2016 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Total Submersion By Melissa Gaskill Packing up at the end of the week, I struggled to fit everything into my suitcase. Blame addition of a PADI® dry bag, coffee mug, water bottle, hat and other swag collected during the 17th Annual PADI Total Submersion. This week of world-class diving, great friends, […]

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PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

26 July, 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The PADI Scholarship Program offers PADI diver training programs to people who would otherwise be limited to accessing these opportunities. It aims to create life changing employment prospects while fostering conservation-minded ocean ambassadors. Written by Sari and Roy, PADI Scholarship recipients. Becoming PADI Divemasters is transforming our lives. The AquaMarine […]

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Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

18 July, 2016 at 11:04 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) running from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July in Kuala Lumpur. We will be front at centre on booth A35 & A36 along with over 50 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts! Now in its 11th year, MIDE is gaining momentum. […]

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