Environment

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico

22 May, 2018 at 7:26 am Comments are Disabled

  The Revillagigedo Archipelago is a relatively unknown group of islands located approximately 300 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Sometimes referred to as Mexico’s “little Galapagos”, this volcanic island chain was recently declared as Mission Blue’s newest Hope Spot, as it is most definitely a unique area of the ocean […]

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Ongoing Underwater Cleanups Around the Globe

Ongoing Underwater Cleanups Around the Globe

14 May, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

As divers, we have the unique opportunity to slip beneath the surface of the ocean and experience the incredible beauty of the underwater world first-hand. Along with that, we unfortunately often come face to face with the abundance of marine debris that litters our planet’s ocean ecosystems. Luckily, as divers, […]

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Kimi Werner – Shining a Light on Sustainable Spearfishing

Kimi Werner – Shining a Light on Sustainable Spearfishing

8 May, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

  Kimi Werner fell in love with the ocean when she was barely five years old – watching her dad freedive and spearfish off the coast of Maui. Back then, underwater hunting was simply a way for her family to put food on the table. Cut to twenty years later: […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Misool, Indonesia

30 April, 2018 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

  In September 2017, Misool Marine Reserve, a 300,000 acre ocean area in South Raja Ampat, Indonesia was officially designated as a Mission Blue Hope Spot by Dr. Sylvia Earle and her team. Hope Spots are special areas that play a critical role in the overall health of the ocean […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Dive Damaged Hair

5 Ways to Avoid Dive Damaged Hair

30 April, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

By Tara Bradley Connell Days spent in the salt and sun doesn’t mean you have to destroy your hair during a dive trip. From proper conditioning to choosing the right mask strap, here are a few tips to keep your hair healthy; no matter how many dives you log a […]

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Bintan Turtle Hatchery, Indonesia

Bintan Turtle Hatchery, Indonesia

29 April, 2018 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

All photos supplied by Max’s Dive Centre Since 2005 the team at Nirwana Gardens Resort and Max’s Dive Centre have been operating a successful turtle hatchery on the island of Bintan, Indonesia. The turtle hatchery began as an initiative by Nirwana Gardens Resort to increase awareness among the local people […]

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