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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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Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

14 June, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments are Disabled

  In March, the federal Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S. 793/ H.R. 1456) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and in the House by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I- MP). If passed, the bill would ban […]

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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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PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

PADI Joins Forces with Mission Blue to Help Protect the World’s Ocean

8 June, 2017 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI® and Mission Blue™ have forged a formal partnership to help increase the level of protection of our world’s ocean. Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean. At the heart of this effort is a global campaign to build public […]

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A Calendar of Conservation-Filled Festivities Marks this Year’s World Ocean Fest, June 5-9

A Calendar of Conservation-Filled Festivities Marks this Year’s World Ocean Fest, June 5-9

22 May, 2017 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

  When the United Nations announced Sustainability Goal #14, a plan focusing on protecting the world’s oceans from illegal fishing, pollution due to chemical run-offs and spills, improper disposal of plastics and the negative effects of climate change, divers around the world rejoiced. “The dive community understands the immense economic […]

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26 International Artists Paint to Give the Oceans a Voice

26 International Artists Paint to Give the Oceans a Voice

16 May, 2017 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

  PangeaSeed Foundation, in partnership with the Napier City Council and Alternative Arts Initiative, presented Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans in Napier, Hawke’s Bay. This event, in its second year, ran from March 19 to 26 with the creative participation of 26 internationally renowned muralists. Artists, volunteers and project partners […]

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