Over-fishing is driving sharks to the brink of extinction. In fact, many populations have seen a decline of up to 80%. Healthy oceans depend on healthy shark populations because they keep the marine food change in balance. Sharks grow slowly and produce few young – meaning they are incredibly vulnerable. The […]Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "sharks"
Article written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Chris Stevens Having travelled the world and been a certified scuba diver since 2009, I’ve been lucky enough to tick quite a lot off my scuba diving bucket list in various locations across the globe. However, the diving in Cape Town in South Africa was […]Read more ›
For anyone that’s had the privilege to meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, it may come as a surprise that his first dream was to become a professional snowboarder and represent his country, Mexico, in the Olympics. It wasn’t until he was two years into his training that he decided […]Read more ›
Whether you’re just starting a scuba diving bucket list or refining an existing one, put these endangered animal encounters at the top of your list. We hope circumstances change for these these rare and wonderful creatures, and encourage you to support organizations like Project AWARE working to save them. Basking […]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 ›
Lloyd Jones is a HSE (Part 4) Media Diver, underwater videographer and PADI Instructor based in Pembrokeshire – the UK’s only Coastal National Park. As one of only two AWARE Shark Conservation Instructors in West Wales and owner of Kraken Productions, Lloyd is spreading the word on the beauty, sharks […]Read more ›