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The Thistlegorm Project

The Thistlegorm Project

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

If this trailer has whet your appetite for discovering more about the 3D scanning of SS Thistlegorm in the Thistlegorm Project, then read on for our interview with Simon Brown… What exactly is the Thistlegorm project? The Thistlegorm Project is part of a wider maritime archaeology project called Presence in […]

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Fighting for Our Seas

Fighting for Our Seas

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

Fighting for our seas might sound like an extreme way of putting things but with rising concerns about the plight of our oceans, maybe it’s not all that outlandish. In this post we look over the ways different charities and organisations are fighting for our seas and bringing attention to […]

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Dive into Rhodes

Dive into Rhodes

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

Written by Lee O’flynn from Waterhoppers PADI 5* Instructor Development Centre and Margarita Kasfiki Known as ‘the Island of the sun,’ Rhodes is the second largest of the Greek Islands in the south-east corner of the Dodecanese. With stunning hidden coves, quiet mountain villages, pine forests and heaps of Greek […]

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9 Reasons to Be Obsessed with Orcas

9 Reasons to Be Obsessed with Orcas

28 September, 2017 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Orcas, also known as killer whales and blackfish, are the largest member of the dolphin family and one of the world’s shrewdest predators. Killer whales are not, in fact, whales; but they occasionally attack whales and also great white sharks.   Basic facts about orcas: A male orca can grow […]

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PADI Joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Combat Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear

PADI Joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to Combat Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear

27 September, 2017 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

    PADI®  has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), the first global alliance working to solve the worldwide problem of lost and abandoned fishing gear, known as ghost gear. Founded by World Animal Protection in 2015, the GGGI works to reduce the volume of ghost gear, remove and […]

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Adam Stern on His Performance at AIDA Depth Freediving World Championships

Adam Stern on His Performance at AIDA Depth Freediving World Championships

26 September, 2017 at 8:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Daan Verhoeven I was lucky enough to travel to Roatan with PADI AmbassaDiver Adam Stern and get an insight  into what it’s like to be at a World Championship event, as well as the life of a competitive freediver. Not only did Adam pick up a bronze medal […]

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