Environment

7 Ocean-Saving Charities to Support Right Now

7 Ocean-Saving Charities to Support Right Now

9 July, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

We all want to do our part. We participate in clean-ups and spread the word about reducing plastic waste. But, as much as we do, we often feel led to do more. One of the best ways to do more in terms of protecting the planet is to support the […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Ibiza’s sustainability efforts

PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo on Ibiza’s sustainability efforts

27 June, 2018 at 1:18 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver™ Manuel Bustelo Ibiza belongs to a group of four Islands (Formentera, Ibiza, Menorca and Mallorca) in the Mediterranean called Balearic Islands. The Phoenicians began arriving on the island of Ibiza around 650 BC and constructed important settlements. A factor in the choice of the location was its proximity to the […]

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5 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean for PADI Women’s Dive Day

5 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean for PADI Women’s Dive Day

25 June, 2018 at 7:26 am Comments are Disabled

As we gear up for PADI Women’s Dive Day, July 21, 2018, there are many ways to participate. Whether it’s joining a local event, saying no to straws or simply picking up trash on the beach, here are some ways you can help. Lose a Pound An estimated 16 billion […]

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5 Ways to Care for our Oceans from the Land

5 Ways to Care for our Oceans from the Land

15 June, 2018 at 12:31 am Comments are Disabled

As scuba divers, we have the unique opportunity to witness the beauty of our oceans. We unfortunately also know that our beloved playground is at risk. While there are many ways we can pledge to be responsible scuba divers, do you know there are also many things you can do […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Quirimbas Islands, Mozambique

13 June, 2018 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Just off the northeast coast of Mozambique, lie the Quirimbas Islands, shining as a beacon of hope along the African coastline as well as throughout the entire Indian Ocean. The archipelago consists of approximately thirty islands with their surrounding coral reefs being home to some of the world’s most incredible […]

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Sharks Should be Respected, Not Feared

Sharks Should be Respected, Not Feared

1 June, 2018 at 12:48 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger Rachel Kerr  “We hear the word “shark” and we can’t help but immediately fill in the blank after it with “attack”.” – Elaina Zachos, writer for the National Geographic online Let’s be honest, sharks have a pretty bad reputation. Our obsession with sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating […]

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