Environment

Everything you need to know about  Fish, Chips and  Microplastics

Everything you need to know about Fish, Chips and Microplastics

23 April, 2018 at 1:03 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Alexandra Dimitriou Fish and chip shops, known as “chippies” have been a cornerstone of  British eateries for centuries. They are time old traditions that fill me with fond memories. As a child my mother would take us every Friday to the British Bases of Cyprus for the “best fish […]

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Timor-Leste: The Place to Be to Encounter Dolphins

Timor-Leste: The Place to Be to Encounter Dolphins

18 April, 2018 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Who wants to go diving with dolphins? Ok, stupid question we know… Everyone wants to dive with dolphins right!? Well, keep reading, because we’re about to tell you of a tiny country in Southeast Asia where scientists have discovered an abundance of dolphins. That country is Timor Leste. You might […]

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Local-to-Global Conservation

Local-to-Global Conservation

17 April, 2018 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

  For a glimpse of what diving was like long before plastic, pollution and waste were concerns, many divers look to the waters of Raja Ampat. “You can empty your bucket list around there, from pigmy seahorses to whale sharks and from mangroves to vibrant and colorful coral reefs,” says […]

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The PADI Community Shark Stories

The PADI Community Shark Stories

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

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 missed our introduction to […]

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What You Need to Know to Organize a Coastal Cleanup

What You Need to Know to Organize a Coastal Cleanup

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

If you’re thinking about organizing a cleanup of a local beach, dive site, river or other coastal environment, here’s what you need to know to get started. And keep in mind, Earth Day is a great day to hold your event, but so does any day of the year! Remember, […]

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Flipping the Switch

Flipping the Switch

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

PADI® Divemaster Manuel Bustelo looks to electricity, not oil, as the future of power. When it comes to land and water pollution, PADI AmbassaDiver™, sustainability promoter and YouTube videographer Manuel Bustelo points to oil as the prime culprit. Devastating oil spills, such as the one caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon […]

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