Featured Blogs

  • 10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

    10 Easy Ways to Protect the Ocean 365 Days a Year

    As divers, we are ambassadors for the underwater environment with a shared responsibility to help protect the ocean and its inhabitants. Whether you’re a regular diver or someone who dives once or twice a year on holiday, there are easy ways that you can help protect the ocean 365 days […]

  • PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

    PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

    This is the fourth post in our 50th Anniversary series. Make sure to catch up on the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The 1990s were a period of expansion for PADI. This decade opened up independent study and new courses, growing everything in the PADI library. 1991: Video support for PADI courses Instructional […]

  • PADI Pros “Adopt A Dive Site” with Project AWARE

    PADI Pros “Adopt A Dive Site” with Project AWARE

    Scuba divers are some of the world’s most passionate ocean advocates. With our unique underwater access and dive skills, we’re a powerful movement – one that seeks out action and mobilizes for change. To further mobilize the citizen scientists they’ve cultivated and empowered through Dive Against Debris™, Project AWARE® launched the Adopt […]

  • Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean

    Better Places For Plastic Than The Ocean

    It’s no secret that plastic is a big problem for the ocean. From microbeads and plastic bags, to empty bottles and unwanted furniture, plastic is killing marine life and devastating coral reefs. Many divers across the world are united in their efforts to eliminate the marine debris issue. Some are […]

  • What’s in My Dive Bag: Ethan Daniels

    What’s in My Dive Bag: Ethan Daniels

    Photojournalist Ethan Daniels has made a name for himself shooting the wild, wonderful creatures of the Coral Triangle—which he’s especially skilled at spotting thanks to a marine biology background. Formerly a dive instructor in Palau, Daniels now leads scuba trips and underwater photo workshops. You can check out his images […]