Post Tagged with: "padi4change"

Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

3 July, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

Patriots for Disabled Divers (PFDD) offers therapeutic scuba training and experiences to people with disabilities through affiliate PADI dive shops in eleven states (and growing). Founded in 2009 by Jeff Currer, a retired US Navy Captain and his wife Merial, Patriots for Disabled Divers has trained more than 600 wounded […]

Read more ›
Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

21 June, 2017 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

“Learning to dive has been a dream come true. When I am underwater, I am weightless. I am free; free of my injuries, free of sorrows, free to dream. The men and women of Patriots for Disabled Divers immediately made me feel comfortable, accepted, as part of their family. Their […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›