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ScubaEarth Reaches 200,000+ Users

ScubaEarth Reaches 200,000+ Users

23 June, 2015 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

We’re pleased to announce that ScubaEarth has now reach 200,000+ users, with this number continuing to grow at a rapid pace! We love seeing the passion for diving shared around the world. Whether that be through the 165,000+ dives that have been logged, the 58,000+ photos or dive videos that have […]

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Free online course by Southampton University – Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology

Free online course by Southampton University – Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology

16 June, 2015 at 6:13 am Comments are Disabled

FutureLearn are offering a free online course on maritime archaeology developed by Southampton University: Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology.

The four-week course started on 25th May but is open for registrations until the 20th June 2015. The free course is available to anyone from anywhere in the world who can log on to complete the course in their own time and broaden their knowledge of the underwater world.

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New PADI Contest – Dives with a Difference

New PADI Contest – Dives with a Difference

12 May, 2015 at 2:17 am Comments are Disabled

For Dives with a Difference, we’re looking for dive sites which are out of the normal scuba box – the places we don’t always dive every day, locations that need specialist training to access, or simply those which are a one-of-its-kind in the world. Dive sites such as… Missile silos […]

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Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

1 May, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

What if you could combine your love for warm, clear dive adventures with new friends and simultaneously hone your skills? That’s exactly what happens when you spend a week in Bonaire at PADI Diving Society’s 2015 Total Submersion event. Here are three ways you’ll improve your skills while having the time […]

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10 Tips for Easy Equalizing (Divers Alert Network)

10 Tips for Easy Equalizing (Divers Alert Network)

29 April, 2015 at 7:27 am Comments are Disabled

Featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Middle-ear equalization is a basic, required diver skill that enables the equalization of the pressure in the sinuses and middle-ear spaces with ambient pressure. Here are 10 tips for easy equalizing: 1. Listen for the “pop” Before you even board the boat, make sure that […]

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History of the Safety Stop

History of the Safety Stop

27 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Today, safety stops are a common practice. Every diver knows that before ascending, one should stop at 5 metres / 15 feet for three minutes to help off-gas the nitrogen absorbed while diving. The safety stop not only slows the release of nitrogen, which reduces the risk of decompression sickness, […]

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