Environment

Protecting Clipperton Island – The Most Remote Atoll on the Planet

Protecting Clipperton Island – The Most Remote Atoll on the Planet

17 April, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  PADI AmbassaDiver Michel Labrecque and partner Julie Ouimet are on a mission to protect the most isolated atoll on the planet- Clipperton Island. Though this French overseas territory is now considered a marine protected area, it still faces threats from overfishing, with sharks and other large marine life nearly […]

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Top Scuba Diving Destinations: Marine Sanctuaries & Hope Spots

Top Scuba Diving Destinations: Marine Sanctuaries & Hope Spots

12 April, 2017 at 5:05 am Comments are Disabled

When planning your next dive trip, set a course for a marine sanctuary or Hope Spot. These ecologically-diverse areas are known for unusual critters, animal migrations, or other features that warrant special protection. By visiting these areas, you’re investing in both local conservation efforts and exceptional diving memories. Marine Sanctuaries […]

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Mobilizing Divers to Be a Force for Good: PADI’s Four Pillars of Change

Mobilizing Divers to Be a Force for Good: PADI’s Four Pillars of Change

11 April, 2017 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

The health of the oceans is dependent on our actions and it plays a vital role in the wellbeing of communities across the globe. With our network of PADI® divers, PADI Instructors and PADI Dive Centers and Resorts around the world that share a common passion for the ocean, we aim […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

10 April, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman was counting fish long before he was old enough to understand the importance of conservation. “I used to count fish when I was a little kid,” the PADI Staff Instructor at Rainbow Reef Dive Center, in Key Largo, Florida, says. “The REEF Fish ID Book was […]

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7 Facts About Plastic Bags that Will Change How You Use Them

7 Facts About Plastic Bags that Will Change How You Use Them

27 March, 2017 at 8:19 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s no denying that plastic bags are bad for the environment. It’s well researched and well documented – and yet 160,000 plastic bags are still used every second around the world. This needs to change, so we’ve put together some facts that will change the way you (and your friends) […]

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Malta; Through the Azure Window

Malta; Through the Azure Window

15 March, 2017 at 1:30 am Comments are Disabled

One week ago the iconic Azure Window, also known as the Dwejra Window, collapsed in Malta. Having stood in Dwejra Bay for 500 years, since two sea caves eroded to meet, this natural wonder had welcomed countless visitors throughout the years; a gateway to Malta’s unique, and vibrant scenery. Famous […]

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