Environment

Dive Against Debris Treasures

Dive Against Debris Treasures

17 September, 2018 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

In celebration of AWARE Week, Project AWARE® and PADI® are encouraging divers around the globe to focus on ocean conservation. Whether it’s through learning, inspiring, or taking action, there are so many amazing ways to get involved. With marine debris being one of the biggest issues facing the ocean, one […]

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6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

6 Reasons You Should Take The Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

16 September, 2018 at 6:20 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI® is committed to protecting and preserving our oceans, and part of this involves educating divers on how they can play their part.  That’s why we’ve partnered up with Project AWARE® to offer three specialty courses – the Project AWARE Specialty, the AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty and the Dive Against […]

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Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

Incredible Freediver Initiatives doing the Impossible for Marine Conservation

12 September, 2018 at 12:56 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sarah Russell Thanks to the efforts of freedivers and conservationists across the world, insights are being discovered to help shape the way we protect and conserve marine life, as well as to improve marine education and sustainability overall. Here are three initiatives in particular that are worth knowing […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Malpelo Island, Colombia

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Malpelo Island, Colombia

10 September, 2018 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Approximately three hundred miles off the coast of Colombia lies the tiny Island of Malpelo. This sheer and barren rock juts out of the Pacific Ocean to a peak of nearly one thousand feet, stretches only one mile in length, and has a dozen or so small oceanic rocks as […]

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Specialty Courses for Budding Conservationists

Specialty Courses for Budding Conservationists

10 September, 2018 at 1:13 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield This month (15-23 September), PADI® and Project AWARE® will be celebrating AWARE Week, reaffirming that no action is too small when it comes to protecting the ocean — whether it’s switching plastic with paper, or writing sustainable gift lists. Divers everywhere are encouraged to sign up […]

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How Aware are you? Pushing the boundaries of sustainability

How Aware are you? Pushing the boundaries of sustainability

6 September, 2018 at 7:28 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Alexandra Dimitriou “La Mer” needs our help, our love and our protection. As divers we care, we are aware of the issues the world faces and what we can do to help; we carry our own bags to the supermarket. We recycle, reduce and reuse. But is this enough? […]

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