Why Plastic Straws? We all use plastic straws; even if we don’t buy them for use at home, when we’re in a restaurant or bar it’s more than likely that your drink will come with at least one plastic straw in the glass. It’s estimated that in the US alone […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
For scuba divers, the ocean is our playground which is why we want to keep it as protected as possible. Here are four ways to ensure our blue waters get back in shape for the generations of divers to come. Pass on the Plastic It’s estimated that there are millions […]Read more ›
All divers share a love of the ocean and it’s only natural to want to protect what you love, that’s why so many of us pick up trash that we see during our dives or even take it a step further and actually report the trash that we find. Turning […]Read more ›
As part of our Women in Diving series in conjunction with PADI Women’s Dive Day, we sat down with Dr. Erika Sullivan, a Canadian veterinarian now living and working in Australia. She discussed her passion for sharks and what inspired her to become a PADI Professional. Tell us about your work with sharks. […]Read more ›
Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]Read more ›