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The PADI Community Shark Stories

The PADI Community Shark Stories

10 April, 2018 at 1:16 am Comments are Disabled

A few weeks ago we asked the PADI® community to share their shark stories and images on Instagram using #200Sharks. We’re supporting diver and artist Francesca Page in her mission to paint 200 sharks, to raise awareness of the fact an estimated 200 are killed by humans every 60 seconds. (If you […]

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How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

7 April, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches 🐠The human world is a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they’ve got up there💦 #IamPADI #padi #fjordsandbeaches A post shared by LISA // Travel Inspiration 🌴 (@fjordsandbeaches) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:03pm PST Many new divers will tell you how […]

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PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

6 April, 2018 at 4:39 am Comments are Disabled

We know there’s an issue with marine litter, especially plastics. Last May it hit the news in a massive way when an estimated 38 million pieces of plastic waste were found on uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific. We’ve written blog posts about documenting microplastics, the effect of plastic […]

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Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

5 April, 2018 at 1:22 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield As divers, we’re ambassadors of the underwater world, and collecting marine debris is an easy way to help preserve its beauty. Pack a few extra essentials in your dive bag and you’ll be all set to protect the ocean — one dive at a time. Mesh bag […]

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Divers Can Make Change in the Face of Ecological Challenges

Divers Can Make Change in the Face of Ecological Challenges

23 March, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Jennifer Idol   I first dived in the ocean in Cozumel from Chankanaab Lagoon when I was 14 years old. The reef captivated me, full of color and life such as giant grouper. The impression led to a career in diving and underwater exploration. To fall in love […]

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The Great White Life

The Great White Life

23 March, 2018 at 1:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Donovan Lewis In 2017 I had the life changing opportunity to go to South Africa. I went as a research intern to help the biologists of the White Shark Diving Company with their White Shark research. I also had the opportunity to help out with other volunteer companies […]

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