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Chile’s Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park

Chile’s Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park

15 October, 2015 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

One of the many benefits of scuba diving is the chance it affords you to view life underwater. However, many awe-inspiring marine ecosystems are in dire condition due to a variety of reasons, from bad fishing practices to pollution and climate change. That is why ocean conservation efforts are so important […]

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AquaMarine Diving – Bali: Supporting the Local Dive Community with their Annual PADI Divemaster Internship Programme

AquaMarine Diving – Bali: Supporting the Local Dive Community with their Annual PADI Divemaster Internship Programme

7 October, 2015 at 6:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Following their success in recent years, AquaMarine Diving – Bali (AMD-B) is currently accepting applications for their 11-month PADI Divemaster Internship Programme for Indonesian Citizens for 2016. It is the 4th year AMD-B has offered this internship for locals who are interested in starting a career within Indonesia’s fast-growing dive […]

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Congratulations to Kids Scuba for Certifying their First Disabled Divers

Congratulations to Kids Scuba for Certifying their First Disabled Divers

7 October, 2015 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is excited to hear that Kids Scuba, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, have just certified two disabled divers from the University of Malaya Medical Center (UMMC) in Kuala Lumpur. The Five Star Dive Centre has been successfully conducting scuba diving courses with kids and teens since 2004, and have […]

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PADI Dive Day, Hurghada, Egypt – 14th Oct 2015

PADI Dive Day, Hurghada, Egypt – 14th Oct 2015

29 September, 2015 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

PADI is hosting a Dive Day on the 14th October 2015, taking place at Magawish Island (Hurghada, Egypt). Divers of all experience levels are invited to join in with this fun event which will include a clean-up and games. There will be amazing prizes on offer, plus a free BBQ […]

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Thomas J Koch – PADI Course Director with a mission

Thomas J Koch – PADI Course Director with a mission

27 September, 2015 at 6:09 pm Comments are Disabled

  Following the PADI Course Director Training Course (CDTC) in the Dominican Republic which took place in June this year, Thomas J Koch became PADI’s very first deaf Course Director. The CDTC trains experienced PADI Master Instructors from all over the world in the responsibilities and duties of a PADI […]

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Casting Call: What Does “My PADI” Mean to You?

Casting Call: What Does “My PADI” Mean to You?

25 September, 2015 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

“To me “My PADI” means adventure, exploration, education, and conservation. The underwater world is a true wonder. It doesn’t matter how many dives I do, each time I am mesmerized by nature’s incredible beauty. There is so much still to be explored and PADI aids in nurturing that curiosity.” – […]

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