Post Tagged with: "conservation"

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 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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My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

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

We spoke to PADI Freediver Instructor, Daniel Bichsel about his freediving journey so far and how it’s shaped his life and beliefs. How did you get into freediving? Here’s the short version of a long story! As long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the underwater world. […]

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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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PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Shark Diving Tourism

PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Shark Diving Tourism

28 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

I was aware that in the Bahamas and elsewhere, bait is used to attract sharks to groups of divers in controversial “shark feedings”. When I arrived in Roatan, I heard that Sergio from Roatan Marine Life was running shark diving of this type. I found that shark week was the ideal moment […]

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Interview with DiscoShark creator, Kevin McHugh

Interview with DiscoShark creator, Kevin McHugh

26 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We caught up with New York artist and conservationist, Kevin McHugh, to talk about his innovative use of art to bring shark conservation to a whole new audience.   As an artist in New York, what was it that created this passion for marine life, and sharks in particular? I […]

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