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Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

29 August, 2016 at 11:51 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to announce they will be supporting the upcoming Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE), running over the weekend of 10-11 September 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Run by the same organisers as the highly popular Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE), AIDE showcases all things diving-related to its Australian audience. […]

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Fight for the Great Australian Bight

Fight for the Great Australian Bight

28 August, 2016 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Words and Photos by Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Dr. Erika Sullivan was born in Canada and has been passionate for ocean conservation since she was young. Advocating for animals in particular since graduating as a veterinarian in 2005, Erika currently works full-time […]

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Fiji – Open for Business.

Fiji – Open for Business.

25 August, 2016 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

In February, 2016 Tropical Cyclone Winston, the largest cyclone ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere, hit Fiji. The Fijian people and the people who now call Fiji home have dealt with the aftermath of TC Winston with the most amazing attitude, and a smile on their faces. This shouldn’t be a […]

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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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