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Vacation for a Cause: Make Your Next Vacation Make a Difference

Vacation for a Cause: Make Your Next Vacation Make a Difference

28 September, 2016 at 9:38 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’re looking to add a little more meaning to your next vacation, why not include a volunteer project? There are countless volunteering opportunities that you can choose from and you’ll find them in almost every part of the world. Volunteer projects vary considerably and the role you’ll play will […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

28 September, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

For scuba divers, the ocean is our playground which is why we want to keep it as protected as possible. Here are four ways to ensure our blue waters get back in shape for the generations of divers to come. Pass on the Plastic It’s estimated that there are millions […]

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The Truth About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Truth About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

27 September, 2016 at 11:14 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a devastating thought that in the North Pacific Ocean there’s a congregation of marine debris known as ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. The debris has been guided there by the ocean currents and is trapped in the centre of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. There’s a lot of unanswered questions […]

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How to Make Responsible Choices at the Seafood Counter

How to Make Responsible Choices at the Seafood Counter

26 September, 2016 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

As divers, we want to eat, shop and live in a way that doesn’t harm our reefs—but trying to do so often seems complicated, especially when looking through the glass at the grocery store fish counter. Choices can be tricky. What’s better: wild caught seafood or farmed? Which species of […]

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Plastic! Not so Fantastic. Tips on How to Cut Down Waste Everyday

Plastic! Not so Fantastic. Tips on How to Cut Down Waste Everyday

21 September, 2016 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

The Garbage Patch Right now, a plastic island the size of Texas (or bigger) floats adrift on the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. It’s a collection of straws, water bottles and lighters — all things that we don’t need to keep buying and using and wasting. These plastics contribute […]

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6 Sea Creatures Impacted by Marine Debris

6 Sea Creatures Impacted by Marine Debris

20 September, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

The overall health of our ecosystem is greatly affected by the accumulation of trash and plastics in our oceans. Marine debris ingestion and entanglement of items like garbage, fishing lines and nets directly impact marine life. Which types of marine life is affected? Some of the sea life that are common victims of […]

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