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Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

What is marine debris? Marine debris is anything that doesn’t belong in the ocean. Typically, marine debris refers to trash discarded by humans: plastic, glass, aluminum cans, fishing nets, etc. Ocean debris is costly to marine life and people. In 2016 alone, divers reported 1,624 entangled marine animals, and “ghost” […]

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Diving to Inspire: Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Riley McNamara

Diving to Inspire: Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Riley McNamara

10 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

“Scuba diving helped me find my place in the world. I made friends and it brought me out of my shell. It has taught me perseverance and responsibility.” In less than one year, PADI Master Scuba DiverTM, Riley McNamara, completed the PADI® Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Enriched […]

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My PADI Story: PADI Master Instructor Grazia Palmisano

My PADI Story: PADI Master Instructor Grazia Palmisano

3 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We are big believers in the healing power of scuba diving, so when we found out about Grazia’s My PADI story we knew we had to share it with you… How did you get into scuba diving? I started diving when I was 23 years old. I grew up far […]

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My PADI Story: Olga Beltsova

My PADI Story: Olga Beltsova

31 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We caught up with Olga Beltsova, who started scuba diving at the age of twelve, about how diving has helped to to gain confidence in and out of the water. How did you get into scuba diving? Everything started in 2013 I was 12 years old, my dad and I […]

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Exploring the Underwater World of the Black Forest with Freediving

Exploring the Underwater World of the Black Forest with Freediving

28 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Every body of water has its own secrets. To discover them together, to share with the world and thus to contribute to their preservation – that is the vision that drives us. Unterwasserwelten is an annual camp based in the black forest region in Germany. Organized by PADI Freediver Instructor […]

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Addressing the Wave of Waste

Addressing the Wave of Waste

26 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we are all exposed to, and aware of, marine debris and the problem it is causing our delicate oceans. But, how can this knowledge be passed on and represented to people who may not have much day-to-day interaction with the ocean? Eco designer, Linda Thomas has a novel […]

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