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Balearic Islands Hope Spot

Balearic Islands Hope Spot

18 September, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

The Balearic Islands are situated in the Mediterranean, and consist of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. In 2015, Dr. Sylvia Earle named the Balearic Islands as a Hope Spot. Hope Spots are areas in our ocean that Mission BlueTM, an alliance that includes more than 200 respected ocean conservation groups […]

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10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

10 Ways You Can Help Coastal Clean-up Efforts

16 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

With ever increasing pollution in and around our coasts, it can often feel like an uphill struggle to start to shift the tide (pun intended). So, we’ve come up with a list of 10 things you can do as an individual to help coastal clean-up efforts – from tackling the […]

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My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

3 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We spoke to PADI Freediver Instructor, Daniel Bichsel about his freediving journey so far and how it’s shaped his life and beliefs. How did you get into freediving? Here’s the short version of a long story! As long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the underwater world. […]

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And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

7 August, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

In November 2016, PADI® announced our Four Pillars of Change, to help connect the PADI community to the ocean causes they care about. In line with this we put the call out for our community to tell us about their favorite marine animal OR a marine life encounter they’ve experienced. We […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Jillian Morris Dives with Shark Attack Survivor

PADI AmbassaDiver Jillian Morris Dives with Shark Attack Survivor

27 July, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiverTM Jillian Morris has dedicated her life to promoting and protecting sharks. After snorkeling with a nurse shark as a child, Jillian was inspired to learn more about the ocean and the sharks who live there. She studied behavioral biology and eventually became a PADI Divemaster and led shark-focused […]

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Shark Attack Survivor and Shark Advocate Mike Coots

Shark Attack Survivor and Shark Advocate Mike Coots

24 July, 2017 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

When Mike Coots was 18, he was attacked by a tiger shark while bodyboarding off the coast of Kauai. He lost most of his right leg, and nearly lost his life. An average person might decide to avoid the ocean, and renounce all sharks as bloodthirsty man-eaters, but Mike Coots […]

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