Environment

The Best Natural Sunscreen for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

The Best Natural Sunscreen for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

7 September, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

  Sunscreen is a necessity for most scuba divers, but not all sunblock is created equal. Some contain an ingredient that’s destroying coral reefs around the world. The evidence is so strong, Hawai’i may pass a law banning certain sunscreens. The primary chemical culprit is oxybenzone, an ingredient used in […]

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The Great Nurdle Hunt

The Great Nurdle Hunt

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

Have you ever asked yourself how plastic is transported around the world before it’s turned into products? Most people haven’t but here’s the answer; Nurdles. So, what is a nurdle? They’re tiny pellets of plastic, used in the plastics industry to transport raw plastic from manufacturer to the factories where […]

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Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

Polluted Tourism – The State of our Seas

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

Written by guest blogger Helen Parkinson, a keen travel writer with a passion for marine conservation   You’re probably familiar with the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the marine monstrosity that stretches from the West Coast of North America all the way to Japan. Well, I’ve got bad news for you: last […]

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What is a Coral?

What is a Coral?

30 August, 2017 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  Written by Guest Blogger, Nicole Helgason Corals have always captivated my attention, in particular the concept of coral restoration and growing my own underwater garden. The more I studied these alluring animals I started experiencing dive sites with new eyes, and my perception of the underwater landscape started to grow. […]

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An Octopus’s Garden – More than just a Song!

An Octopus’s Garden – More than just a Song!

28 August, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger Alexandra Dimitriou   “I’d like to be under the sea In an octopus’s garden in the shade He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been In his octopus’s garden in the shade” We all know the song, and I know you are all humming the tune as you […]

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PangeaSeed Foundation Sea Walls Project Visits Churchill, Canada

PangeaSeed Foundation Sea Walls Project Visits Churchill, Canada

16 August, 2017 at 5:05 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI AmbassaDiver team, PangeaSeed Foundation, recently completed Sea Walls Churchill, the newest installment of their Sea Walls program that aims to combine art and conservation. This time, the foundation partnered with seventeen artists and Kal Barteski, the founder of the Polar Bear Fund. Sea Walls Churchill was a 10-day public art project, […]

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