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Megalodon Shark Facts – The Largest Known Ocean Predator

Megalodon Shark Facts – The Largest Known Ocean Predator

25 July, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Though estimated to be extinct for nearly 2.6 million years, the Megalodon is said to be one of the largest known predators to ever swim the ocean deep. These incredible creatures would reach nearly 59ft (18m) in length, weighed about 65 tons, and would eat whales as part of their […]

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For PADI, Every Week is Shark Week

For PADI, Every Week is Shark Week

24 July, 2017 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

This week marks the 29th season of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, appearing in more than 220 countries and territories around the world – a clear sign that it’s the perfect opportunity for PADI® to rally public support for shark conservation. Although the media (and most certainly Shark Week) have played […]

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Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

Support the Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act

14 June, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments are Disabled

  In March, the federal Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act (S. 793/ H.R. 1456) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) and in the House by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I- MP). If passed, the bill would ban […]

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Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

Shark Conservationist Jillian Morris Joins Team of PADI AmbassaDivers

26 May, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

“Our whole lives we are taught to fear them because they are monsters, but in reality, they are fascinating creatures which are a critical part of keeping oceans healthy.” Shark conservationist Jillian Morris has dedicated her life and career to these often misunderstood creatures of the deep. Her passion to […]

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From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

From Tiger Sharks to Nile Crocodiles, Al Hornsby’s New Book is Wildlife at Its Wildest

17 May, 2017 at 6:40 am Comments are Disabled

Guest Blogger: Jo Walters Join Al Hornsby for an anthology of poignant, thrilling encounters with wildlife, below and beyond the waves, in his new book, Face to Face…Up Close with Mother Nature. It’s story-telling of both heart-stopping adventure and ethereal, natural beauty, where Al’s powerful prose and photography take you […]

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18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

18 Things More Dangerous Than Sharks

4 May, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

Sharks are amazing creatures with a bad reputation. Though many see them as monsters, sharks are responsible for an average of ten fatalities per year worldwide. Ten deaths a year – compared to eight deaths every day in the US from people texting while driving. Meanwhile, humans kill more than 70 million sharks each year for […]

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