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PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

PADI and Project AWARE’s Urban Beach Clean

6 April, 2018 at 4:39 am Comments are Disabled

We know there’s an issue with marine litter, especially plastics. Last May it hit the news in a massive way when an estimated 38 million pieces of plastic waste were found on uninhabited Henderson Island in the South Pacific. We’ve written blog posts about documenting microplastics, the effect of plastic […]

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Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

Essential Dive Gear for Ocean Conservationists

5 April, 2018 at 1:22 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield As divers, we’re ambassadors of the underwater world, and collecting marine debris is an easy way to help preserve its beauty. Pack a few extra essentials in your dive bag and you’ll be all set to protect the ocean — one dive at a time. Mesh bag […]

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Bombs for Breakfast

Bombs for Breakfast

31 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

My name is Gary Green, I was a rifleman and I spent 4 months fighting from a patrol base in Southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. A quick insight; in those four months 5 of my friends became double amputees, 2 of my friends died, an eight year old boy Abdul John […]

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The Great White Life

The Great White Life

23 March, 2018 at 1:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Donovan Lewis In 2017 I had the life changing opportunity to go to South Africa. I went as a research intern to help the biologists of the White Shark Diving Company with their White Shark research. I also had the opportunity to help out with other volunteer companies […]

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60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

16 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we’re lucky to be able to experience things a lot of people can only dream about and fall in love with the ocean in a way that’s unique to us. But it also means we’re often confronted with the harsh reality of pollution and over fishing. Thankfully, there […]

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What I wish my friends knew about the diving community

What I wish my friends knew about the diving community

8 March, 2018 at 12:46 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches Since learning to dive I have become obsessed with diving, the underwater world, and the diving community. In the beginning I talked about diving and my new adventures all the time, but quickly noticed that my friends weren’t quite as interested in how the sign […]

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