Environment

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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Conserving Our Oceans with Plastic Cleanup Projects

Conserving Our Oceans with Plastic Cleanup Projects

25 April, 2018 at 1:01 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger Rachel Kerr Plastic is a threat to marine life and is rapidly destroying the underwater world’s divers love to explore. Plastic debris can injure and kill fish, marine animals and seabirds. Unfortunately, many marine species are on the verge of extinction because of the extensive plastic […]

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Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

24 April, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

From shark awareness to navigating underwater cave systems and creating entire Marine Protected Areas, these underwater heroines have made conservation their mission. Dr. Sylvia Earle Known as Her Deepness by the New Yorker, this iconic oceanographer needs no introduction. Dr. Sylvia Earle has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998 […]

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Everything you need to know about  Fish, Chips and  Microplastics

Everything you need to know about Fish, Chips and Microplastics

23 April, 2018 at 1:03 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Alexandra Dimitriou Fish and chip shops, known as “chippies” have been a cornerstone of  British eateries for centuries. They are time old traditions that fill me with fond memories. As a child my mother would take us every Friday to the British Bases of Cyprus for the “best fish […]

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