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 ›
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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 ›
If you own freediving, jet or split fins, you may think that you’re quite the swimmer – and you might be – when comparing yourself to your fellow scuba divers. When comparing yourself to the speeds at which the fastest fish in the world reach, we’re sorry to say – you […]Read more ›
Marine wildlife populations are declining faster now than they ever have, with some reports suggesting a sobering 50% decline in the past 40 years. As ambassadors of the ocean, scuba divers have a responsibility to be informed and aware about things that threaten the sea. In this post, you’ll learn about a few endangered […]Read more ›
This blog was first published by Project AWARE. To learn more about the growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet one dive at a time, visit projectaware.org. This July, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returned bigger than ever before, making a splash as the highest-rated Shark Week in the event’s 28 […]Read more ›