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Why Are Coral Reefs Important?

Why Are Coral Reefs Important?

11 September, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Guest Blogger Nicole Helgason Life in the ocean starts with coral reefs. From the first polyp to the complex ecosystems they have become today, coral reefs support innumerable life above and below the water. As a marine ecosystem, coral reefs are the most diverse and productive habitat supporting […]

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Meet Coral Communicator Nicole Helgason

Meet Coral Communicator Nicole Helgason

15 August, 2017 at 8:16 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger, Nicole Helgason Hello! My name is Nicole Helgason and I am excited to start writing as a coral communicator for PADI. Since this is my very first article, I thought I would take a second to introduce myself before we dive into everything coral reef. I […]

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Ocean Acidification – Double Whammy for Coral Reefs

Ocean Acidification – Double Whammy for Coral Reefs

16 November, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Since the Industrial Revolution in the middle of the eighteenth century, human activity has had an increasingly significant effect on climate, in particular by adding billions of tons of carbon dioxide and other gasses to the atmosphere. These so called greenhouse gasses contribute to global warming, rising sea temperatures and […]

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Heal the Reefs

Heal the Reefs

24 October, 2016 at 7:45 am Comments are Disabled

Topside, the earth-friendly community adopts streets and parks, so it only made sense for divers to adopt the same principles to some of their favorite dive sites. These four dive shops have proven that cleaning up your little area of the ocean, can make a big difference whether you are creating […]

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Coral Reef Surveys Take to the Skies

Coral Reef Surveys Take to the Skies

27 September, 2016 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Where are coral reefs most at threat? Seems like a simple enough question, but the fact is that nobody really knows. With estimates that up to 60 percent of the world’s coral reefs are seriously damaged, scientists, resource managers, divers and the public are deeply concerned about coral reefs degrading […]

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Kailash Cook – Marine Warrior, Coral Conservationist, PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

Kailash Cook – Marine Warrior, Coral Conservationist, PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

26 May, 2016 at 7:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Although he may be young, Kailash Cook means business when it comes to the health of our coral reefs. He is an inspiration to everyone concerned about the effects of climate change on coral reefs. Putting thoughts into action, Kailash takes it upon himself to help save our coral reefs and will […]

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