Post Tagged with: "conservation"

The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

12 February, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Simon Dowling Over a decade ago, the team at Crystal Dive noticed a need to ramp up conservation efforts on Koh Tao – so they started and funded a separately branded conservation department, Eco Koh Tao. The aim was to include other dive centres and dive professionals in […]

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Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

1 February, 2017 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

For anyone that’s had the privilege to meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, it may come as a surprise that his first dream was to become a professional snowboarder and represent his country, Mexico, in the Olympics. It wasn’t until he was two years into his training that he decided […]

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5 Environmentally-Unfriendly Gifts You Should Never Give

5 Environmentally-Unfriendly Gifts You Should Never Give

22 December, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

What do diet books, cologne and coral jewelry have in common? They’re all terrible gift ideas for the environment. Read on to learn about environmentally-unfriendly gifts to avoid, and discover better, eco-friendly gift options. Coral jewelry or other products made from ocean creatures According to NOAA, demand for coral jewelry […]

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Northern Tales: PART 1 – The Spiny Dogfish

Northern Tales: PART 1 – The Spiny Dogfish

5 December, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Birgitta Mueck, one of our PADI AmbassaDivers, shows us the thrills of dive exploration with this exclusive 3-part account of her latest cold water adventures. Sailing through the northern fjords of Sweden and Norway, Birgitta has searched for deep, rare species and pods of feeding orcas. Read on for her […]

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My Zero-Impact Week

My Zero-Impact Week

15 November, 2016 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

We all keep hearing about what our part looks like to help offset global warming. But taking a big leap for the rest of your life is daunting. So instead, I chose to tackle two changes that I thought I could manage for seven days to reduce my impact on […]

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Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

14 November, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Joe Thomas Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we […]

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