Environment

Craig O’Connell: From Fear of Sharks to Shark Week Host

Craig O’Connell: From Fear of Sharks to Shark Week Host

13 October, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Scientist and Shark Week host Dr. Craig O’Connell was once afraid of sharks. But after facing his fears, he was inspired to learn more and educate the world about the true nature of this misunderstood animal. “When I was younger, I thought diving with sharks would be a death sentence,” […]

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My PADI Story: Alexander Rendell – Singer, Actor, PADI Instructor & Conservationist

My PADI Story: Alexander Rendell – Singer, Actor, PADI Instructor & Conservationist

2 October, 2017 at 10:47 pm Comments are Disabled

All photos supplied by EEC Thailand. Alexander Rendell is known for many things; acting, singing, his love of football and last, but certainly not least, his passion for the environment. This passion shines through in everything he does, particularly when answering our questions about his diving journey and his role […]

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Fighting for Our Seas

Fighting for Our Seas

30 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Fighting for our seas might sound like an extreme way of putting things but with rising concerns about the plight of our oceans, maybe it’s not all that outlandish. In this post we look over the ways different charities and organisations are fighting for our seas and bringing attention to […]

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9 Reasons to Be Obsessed with Orcas

9 Reasons to Be Obsessed with Orcas

28 September, 2017 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Orcas, also known as killer whales and blackfish, are the largest member of the dolphin family and one of the world’s shrewdest predators. Killer whales are not, in fact, whales; but they occasionally attack whales and also great white sharks.   Basic facts about orcas: A male orca can grow […]

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PADI Joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Combat Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear

PADI Joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Combat Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear

27 September, 2017 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

    PADI®  has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), the first global alliance working to solve the worldwide problem of lost and abandoned fishing gear, known as ghost gear. Founded by World Animal Protection in 2015, the GGGI works to reduce the volume of ghost gear, remove and […]

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Combining a Passion for Diving with a Passion for Conservation

Combining a Passion for Diving with a Passion for Conservation

21 September, 2017 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Resa Janssen Like many divers, the team from The Dive Shack, feel a responsibility to protect our ocean planet. So when they saw the chance to combine an upcoming dive trip with conservation activities they jumped at the chance. Earlier in the year, eleven divers travelled with The […]

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