Environment

Your Favourite Quotes About the Ocean

Your Favourite Quotes About the Ocean

22 November, 2017 at 9:40 pm Comments are Disabled

The right quote at the right time can inspire you, motivate you or even just cheer you up. Recently we asked the PADI Community to let us know your favourite quotes about the ocean, and needless to say your responses had a smiling as we read through them. Read on […]

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8 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Conservation

8 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Conservation

14 November, 2017 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Everyone knows that in their small (and often sticky) hands, kids hold something special. As future voters, decision makers and citizens of the world they hold the power to make real changes and reshape marine conservation. It’s never too early to encourage kids to think about conservation and we’ve got […]

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Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Specialty

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

What is marine debris? Marine debris is anything that doesn’t belong in the ocean. Typically, marine debris refers to trash discarded by humans: plastic, glass, aluminum cans, fishing nets, etc. Ocean debris is costly to marine life and people. In 2016 alone, divers reported 1,624 entangled marine animals, and “ghost” […]

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How PADI Divers Around the World are Fighting to Protect Our Ocean

How PADI Divers Around the World are Fighting to Protect Our Ocean

8 November, 2017 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Recently, as part of our #PADI4Conservation contest, we asked the PADI® community to share with us how they’re actively bringing awareness to ocean health and protecting the ocean. Needless to say, we were overwhelmed by all the incredible entries! We could only choose four winners, but we wanted to share […]

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PADI Staff is Committed to Protecting the Ocean

PADI Staff is Committed to Protecting the Ocean

8 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you work at PADI® Headquarters, chances are you have a huge passion for the underwater world- and with that comes a deep concern for the health of the ocean. It’s one thing to talk about conservation, but a whole new game to take action and maintain a sustainable lifestyle. […]

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Documenting Microplastics from the Netherlands to New York

Documenting Microplastics from the Netherlands to New York

4 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Michel Labrecque It all started when I came back from a recent expedition I led to Clipperton Atoll. The remote and uninhabited island is being suffocated by marine debris, mostly plastics and microplastics. The sight was deeply saddening. I decided to speak out about the problem […]

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