Environment

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

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

With ever increasing pollution in and around our coasts, it can often feel like an uphill struggle to start to shift the tide (pun intended). So, we’ve come up with a list of 10 things you can do as an individual to help coastal clean-up efforts – from tackling the […]

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Why Are Coral Reefs Important?

Why Are Coral Reefs Important?

11 September, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Guest Blogger Nicole Helgason Life in the ocean starts with coral reefs. From the first polyp to the complex ecosystems they have become today, coral reefs support innumerable life above and below the water. As a marine ecosystem, coral reefs are the most diverse and productive habitat supporting […]

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16 Holiday Hints to Help, Not Hinder, Coral Reefs

16 Holiday Hints to Help, Not Hinder, Coral Reefs

7 September, 2017 at 9:37 pm Comments are Disabled

As divers, we are extremely fortunate to explores parts of the world which some will only view on television or in magazines. We are also ambassadors for the amazing underwater ecosystems which we explore. Let’s try and make sure each and every dive site we visit remains in the same […]

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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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