Environment

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

14 June, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments are Disabled

  In March, the federal Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S. 793/ H.R. 1456) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and in the House by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I- MP). If passed, the bill would ban […]

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Brinkley Davies: Aussie Native, PADI Divemaster, and Eco Warrior

Brinkley Davies: Aussie Native, PADI Divemaster, and Eco Warrior

13 June, 2017 at 10:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Brinkley Davies is an Aussie native residing in beautiful Port Lincoln, South Australia. Not only does Brinkley take some incredibly stunning shots (check out @brinkleydavies, trust us it’s worth it!) but she’s also a PADI® Divemaster, founder of the Balu Blue Foundation and ‘Australian of the Year’ nominee. Phew, we […]

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Cocos Island – World Heritage Site and Mission Blue Hope Spot

Cocos Island – World Heritage Site and Mission Blue Hope Spot

8 June, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

If, like a lot of divers, your inspiration to start diving came from Jacques Cousteau then Cocos Island should be on your radar: he considered Cocos Island to be the most beautiful island in the world. In 1997 the island, located 550 km off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica […]

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PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

8 June, 2017 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI® and Mission Blue™ have forged a formal partnership to help increase the level of protection of our world’s ocean. Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean. At the heart of this effort is a global campaign to build public […]

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Inspiring PADI Divemaster & Conservationist Maddie Kaufman

Inspiring PADI Divemaster & Conservationist Maddie Kaufman

5 June, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

Maddie Kaufman is a marine biologist, PADI Divemaster, conservation advocate, shark defender and winner of PADI’s Inspiring Women contest for Ocean Health. Diver and sustainable engineer Katy Roth nominated Maddie for being a “fearless, selfless, hilarious diver who deserves recognition for her inspiring work.” In addition to working on a […]

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Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

26 May, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

“Our whole lives we are taught to fear them because they are monsters, but in reality, they are fascinating creatures which are a critical part of keeping oceans healthy.” Shark conservationist Jillian Morris has dedicated her life and career to these often misunderstood creatures of the deep. Her passion to […]

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