Cathy Evans


Recent blog posts written by Cathy Evans

Introducing PADI AmbassaDivers, The Jetlagged

Introducing PADI AmbassaDivers, The Jetlagged

20 April, 2018 at 12:52 am Comments are Disabled

We caught up with new PADI AmbassaDivers™, The Jetlagged, to find out how they have become such passionate and dedicated divers and filmmakers, travelling the world on a mission to protect our oceans. How did you both get into scuba diving? Hendrik’s underwater passion started early as a kid when […]

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The PADI Community Shark Stories

The PADI Community Shark Stories

10 April, 2018 at 1:16 am Comments are Disabled

A few weeks ago we asked the PADI® community to share their shark stories and images on Instagram using #200Sharks. We’re supporting diver and artist Francesca Page in her mission to paint 200 sharks, to raise awareness of the fact an estimated 200 are killed by humans every 60 seconds. (If you […]

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PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

6 April, 2018 at 4:39 am Comments are Disabled

We know there’s an issue with marine litter, especially plastics. Last May it hit the news in a massive way when an estimated 38 million pieces of plastic waste were found on uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific. We’ve written blog posts about documenting microplastics, the effect of plastic […]

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PADI Pet Specialty

PADI Pet Specialty

1 April, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

On the first of April, 2018 (April Fool’s Day) PADI is pleased to announce our new specialty; the PADI Pet Specialty! Gotcha! We aren’t actually planning on releasing this course any time soon and no animals were harmed in making the image above (we don’t encourage you to take you […]

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Bombs for Breakfast

Bombs for Breakfast

31 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

My name is Gary Green, I was a rifleman and I spent 4 months fighting from a patrol base in Southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. A quick insight; in those four months 5 of my friends became double amputees, 2 of my friends died, an eight year old boy Abdul John […]

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60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

16 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we’re lucky to be able to experience things a lot of people can only dream about and fall in love with the ocean in a way that’s unique to us. But it also means we’re often confronted with the harsh reality of pollution and over fishing. Thankfully, there […]

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