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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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How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

How Scuba Diving Opened my Eyes to a Whole New World of Conservation

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

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches 🐠The human world is a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they’ve got up there💦 #IamPADI #padi #fjordsandbeaches A post shared by LISA // Travel Inspiration 🌴 (@fjordsandbeaches) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:03pm PST Many new divers will tell you how […]

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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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