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For PADI, Every Week is Shark Week

For PADI, Every Week is Shark Week

24 July, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

This week marks the 29th season of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, appearing in more than 220 countries and territories around the world – a clear sign that it’s the perfect opportunity for PADI® to rally public support for shark conservation. Although the media (and most certainly Shark Week) have played […]

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Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

Spotlight on Andaman Islands – A Mission Blue Hope Spot

6 July, 2017 at 8:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Vikas Nairi In the Bay of Bengal, between the Indian peninsula and Myanmar lies the Andaman Islands – a vast and mostly uninhabited archipelago. The Islands may be India’s most remote state, but they, like many places in our world, are still largely vulnerable to the impacts […]

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The surprising Marine Life of the British Isles

The surprising Marine Life of the British Isles

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

When first thinking about the marine life of the British Isles some would imagine the occasional mackerel flashing by in the green waters as the most exciting encounter you’d have. However, as those who venture into the colder waters know, this isn’t the case. We spoke to Lloyd Jones, underwater […]

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Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

19 June, 2017 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Since 1988 the Discovery Channel has been scheduling an annual, week long programming of shark related content. Falling in July or early August over the years it has gained in popularity to be the longest-running cable television event in history. The name? Shark Week. Not heard of it? As a […]

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Cocos Island – World Heritage Site and Mission Blue Hope Spot

Cocos Island – World Heritage Site and Mission Blue Hope Spot

8 June, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

If, like a lot of divers, your inspiration to start diving came from Jacques Cousteau then Cocos Island should be on your radar: he considered Cocos Island to be the most beautiful island in the world. In 1997 the island, located 550 km off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica […]

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What Other Aspects of Sustainability are Affected by the Health of our Oceans?

What Other Aspects of Sustainability are Affected by the Health of our Oceans?

23 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

The health of our oceans is a massive concern, not just to divers, but to the world as a whole. In 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If completed this would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. In […]

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