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Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

24 April, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

From shark awareness to navigating underwater cave systems and creating entire Marine Protected Areas, these underwater heroines have made conservation their mission. Dr. Sylvia Earle Known as Her Deepness by the New Yorker, this iconic oceanographer needs no introduction. Dr. Sylvia Earle has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998 […]

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Scuba Careers: Becoming A Marine Biologist

Scuba Careers: Becoming A Marine Biologist

20 April, 2018 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Becoming a marine biologist has crossed many divers’ minds at one time or another. And while the job description doesn’t necessarily mean scuba diving every day, there are a lot of perks to the position. For PADI AmbassaDiver Afelandra Gonzalez, she turned that dream job into a reality. “The sea […]

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Don’t Want to Choose Between Travelling & Scuba Diving? Give Indonesia a Go!

Don’t Want to Choose Between Travelling & Scuba Diving? Give Indonesia a Go!

9 April, 2018 at 12:56 am Comments are Disabled

After only two trips to Indonesia, I know it is one of those countries I will keep coming back to again and again. Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world with 13,466 islands. Of the main islands, I have visited Bali, Lombok, Flores and Komodo but I dream of […]

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Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

3 April, 2018 at 9:31 pm Comments are Disabled

There are so many ways to describe Karen Koens; Business owner, mother of three (and teacher to three) as well as PADI Instructor are just a few of them. In 2004, Karen and her family purchased Subsurface Fiji – they weren’t yet certified divers and knew little about running a […]

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Shark Conservation in South Africa with Imke Meyer

Shark Conservation in South Africa with Imke Meyer

20 March, 2018 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Imke Meyer Growing up in the beautiful Cape Town, South Africa, surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian oceans, my passion for marine conservation was sparked at a young age. After completing my PADI Open Water Diver qualification at the age of 16 I knew that marine biology was […]

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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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