Environment

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

14 February, 2018 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

  Divers come to the Florida Keys not just because it’s the only barrier reef in North America and the third-largest coral reef in the world, but it’s also home to Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. “FKNMS holds a tremendous collection of shipwrecks representing much of the maritime heritage of […]

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6 Ways Divers Can Reduce Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

6 Ways Divers Can Reduce Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

5 February, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

  This January, millions of people will resolve to workout more often, eat better, drink or smoke less. But there’s one new year’s resolution we hope everyone will make: reducing their use of disposable plastic. A recent report found: – Only 9 percent of plastic gets recycled – 12 percent […]

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Cold Water Coral Gardens of Scandinavia

Cold Water Coral Gardens of Scandinavia

1 February, 2018 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

A blog for PADI by AmbassaDiver™ Birgitta Mueck Crystal clear, warm waters are normally what we imagine when thinking about coral reefs. This is as corals normally require sunlight and therefore commonly grow in the clear, shallow waters of tropical and sub-tropical seas. But corals are not only warm-water creatures. […]

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Edgardo Ochoa Proves There’s Still Hope for the Gulf of California

Edgardo Ochoa Proves There’s Still Hope for the Gulf of California

18 January, 2018 at 4:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  For PADI AmbassaDiver Edgardo Ochoa, the Gulf of California has had a special place in his heart since he saw it for the very first time as a little boy, from 30,000 feet in the air. “I vividly remember flying back from California to my hometown of Guadalajara,” the […]

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Scuba Junkie’s Marine Week a Huge Success in Malaysia and Indonesia

Scuba Junkie’s Marine Week a Huge Success in Malaysia and Indonesia

13 December, 2017 at 9:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Scuba Junkie You may have seen on our Instagram Stories a series of posts about Scuba Junkie’s Marine Week – an annual celebration of all things marine. Side note: If you’re not following us on Instagram, jump across and hit follow so you don’t miss out on […]

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Mission Blue Hope Spot: Protecting the Gulf of California

Mission Blue Hope Spot: Protecting the Gulf of California

13 December, 2017 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

  The Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez), located along the northwestern coast of Mexico, was named one of the top Hope Spots by Mission Blue founder, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Hope Spots are special locations around the world that are critical to the health of the […]

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