Asia Pacific

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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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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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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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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