Environment

Addressing the Wave of Waste

Addressing the Wave of Waste

26 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we are all exposed to, and aware of, marine debris and the problem it is causing our delicate oceans. But, how can this knowledge be passed on and represented to people who may not have much day-to-day interaction with the ocean? Eco designer, Linda Thomas has a novel […]

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#PADI4Conservation: The Winners are In!

#PADI4Conservation: The Winners are In!

25 October, 2017 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

The PADI Community is certainly passionate when it comes to conservation, so it comes as no surprise that we were overwhelmed by the amount of entries in our #PADI4Conservation contest. To enter, we asked you to share a way in which you’re actively bringing awareness to ocean health and protecting […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Houtman Abrolhos Islands

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Houtman Abrolhos Islands

23 October, 2017 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Alan Bradley  When I was first asked to write an article about Houtman Abrolhos I was a bit perplexed. I wasn’t really sure how to pronounce it, let alone where it was on a map – despite it being part of Australia, where I live. So I started […]

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Threats to Coral Reefs

Threats to Coral Reefs

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

Written by Nicole Helgason Coral reefs are some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on earth. They provide habitats for fish and livelihood for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Global climate change and rising populations are having a profoundly devastating impact on coral reefs, which is only projected to […]

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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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