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PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

10 April, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman was counting fish long before he was old enough to understand the importance of conservation. “I used to count fish when I was a little kid,” the PADI Staff Instructor at Rainbow Reef Dive Center, in Key Largo, Florida, says. “The REEF Fish ID Book was […]

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7 Species of Sharks You Should Get to Know

7 Species of Sharks You Should Get to Know

9 March, 2017 at 7:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Over-fishing is driving sharks to the brink of extinction. In fact, many populations have seen a decline of up to 80%. Healthy oceans depend on healthy shark populations because they keep the marine food change in balance. Sharks grow slowly and produce few young – meaning they are incredibly vulnerable. The […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Birgitta Mueck Talks Wildlife Conservation and Underwater Filming

PADI AmbassaDiver Birgitta Mueck Talks Wildlife Conservation and Underwater Filming

1 March, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Photo Boris Unger We caught up with PADI AmbassaDiver, Birgitta Mueck, to talk about her passion for wildlife conservation and her work with Crystal Water Film Production… What inspired you to take up underwater photography & videography? It all started with my early passion for the ocean and its many charming […]

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Scuba Junkie Komodo’s Marine Week 2016

Scuba Junkie Komodo’s Marine Week 2016

23 February, 2017 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Scuba Junkie Komodo are dedicated to marine conservation and protecting the environment. So when they saw the opportunity to take their efforts further, they decided it had to be done. We asked the team a few questions about Marine Week, their week-long initiative to bring marine conservation to the forefront […]

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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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