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PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman is Leading Conservation Efforts in the Keys

10 April, 2017 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver Jack Fishman was counting fish long before he was old enough to understand the importance of conservation. “I used to count fish when I was a little kid,” the PADI Staff Instructor at Rainbow Reef Dive Center, in Key Largo, Florida, says. “The REEF Fish ID Book was […]

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Our 5 Step Guide to a Plastic Straw Free Life

Our 5 Step Guide to a Plastic Straw Free Life

24 February, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Heal the Reefs

Heal the Reefs

24 October, 2016 at 7:45 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

28 September, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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6 Tips for Safely Removing Marine Debris

6 Tips for Safely Removing Marine Debris

18 September, 2016 at 9:59 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

10 July, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments are Disabled

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. […]

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