Post Tagged with: "Diving"

7 Amazing Underwater Macro Photography Subjects

7 Amazing Underwater Macro Photography Subjects

14 November, 2016 at 5:30 pm Comments are Disabled

These seven small species just got to show that size definitely isn’t everything! Here we take a look at our top picks when it comes to underwater macro photography and why these are our favorites. All photos by Sarah Wormald Pontohi Pygmy Seahorse Pontohi pygmy seahorses (Hippocampus pontohi) are one […]

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Butler College Dives in at the Cocos Keeling Islands

Butler College Dives in at the Cocos Keeling Islands

31 October, 2016 at 5:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Can you imagine you and some of your closest school friends heading off to the Cocos Keeling Islands to dive? Well, for a lucky bunch of students from Butler College in Perth, Australia, that’s exactly what happened. Butler College offers diving courses as part of the Marine Studies syllabus that […]

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Scuba Diving: Underwater Meditation

Scuba Diving: Underwater Meditation

6 October, 2016 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

There is a wealth of information out there about the negative effects of stress on the human body and the positive effects of taking time out to relax, meditate and “just be”. It’s easier said than done though. Due to our busy lives and sometimes hectic schedules, meditating is something […]

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6 Sea Creatures Impacted by Marine Debris

6 Sea Creatures Impacted by Marine Debris

20 September, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

The overall health of our ecosystem is greatly affected by the accumulation of trash and plastics in our oceans. Marine debris ingestion and entanglement of items like garbage, fishing lines and nets directly impact marine life. Which types of marine life is affected? Some of the sea life that are common victims of […]

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Unique Dive Spots for Every Dive Buddy

Unique Dive Spots for Every Dive Buddy

19 September, 2016 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

­­­ When I started diving, I dreamed of exotic destinations, adrenaline-inducing adventures, and awe-inspiring animal encounters. What didn’t I spend too much time thinking about? The person on the other end of my pre-dive buddy checks. The bonds I’ve built and strengthened thanks to diving have been one of the […]

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NASA Astronauts Dive Underwater Mission

NASA Astronauts Dive Underwater Mission

14 September, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The NEEMO Mission by Karl Shreeves, Technical Development Executive, PADI Worldwide. On 21 July, the 21st NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission launched in the U.S. Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Astronauts Megan McArthur (NASA), Reid Wiseman (NASA) and Matthias Maurer (ESA), researchers Marc O’Griofa, Dawn Kernagis and Noel Du […]

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