Diving

Blue Water Series: The Dive Behind the Photo – Part 2

Blue Water Series: The Dive Behind the Photo – Part 2

16 September, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Giant Pacific Manta and Diver by David Valencia “Giant Pacific Mantas are graceful in every turn. It’s no wonder divers fly all over the world to see these gentle giants. However, mantas are listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List of Threatened Species. […]

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Finding Dory: Blue Tang Fact or Fiction

Finding Dory: Blue Tang Fact or Fiction

10 September, 2015 at 3:07 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re a scuba diver and you’ve seen Pixar’s Finding Nemo, you’ll probably want to see the sequel Finding Dory coming out in 2016. The new movie will focus on the character Dory, a royal blue tang. We’ve taken a look at the animated Dory and compared her to the real-life blue tang.

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Beneath the Waves with Project AWARE

Beneath the Waves with Project AWARE

8 September, 2015 at 12:46 am Comments are Disabled

Share your underwater marine debris photos on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #BeneathTheWaves. Project AWARE will add them to their global “Beneath the Waves” photo collage to show decision-makers your underwater perspective and urge for long-term, global solutions to the marine debris issue.

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Top Dive Sites in North and South America

Top Dive Sites in North and South America

1 September, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

There are so many terrific dive sites around the world, how do you choose where to go diving next? Whether you want to explore ship wrecks, meet freshwater creatures, or wonder at gorgeous coral formations, there are plenty of dive sites for you to choose from. Based on the number […]

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The Sinking of the Annapolis

The Sinking of the Annapolis

31 August, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The PADI organization was proud to be part of the historic sinking of the former HMCS Annapolis in British Columbia, Canada on 4 April 2015. With thousands watching live from the sinking site and via webcams at home, the Annapolis disappeared under the surface in just over 2 minutes. The Annapolis, […]

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How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

25 August, 2015 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan? – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Few people actually consider that DAN’s emergency on-call staff answers more than 3,500 calls to the DAN® Emergency Hotline each year. Not surprisingly, a considerable number of these calls involve situations that could have been managed with good […]

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