Diving

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

23 June, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While some of the women spotlighted in PADI’s “Women in Diving” Series have been inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Gretchen Ashton brings credentials beyond just her dive certifications. She was just the second woman inducted into the AAU Power Lifting Hall of Fame and has set 21 […]

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Your Scuba View: Cenote Diving In Mexico

Your Scuba View: Cenote Diving In Mexico

19 June, 2015 at 8:35 am Comments are Disabled

Last month the PADI Your Scuba View contest generated thousands of incredible photo entries that reflected divers personal views of their scuba diving adventures. One of the four winners from the contest was Max Franlund from Sweden, who submitted his winning photo (seen below) of him diving a Cenote in […]

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5 Reasons Why We Love Cold Water Diving

5 Reasons Why We Love Cold Water Diving

16 June, 2015 at 3:04 am Comments are Disabled

From wolf eels to seals, from the clearest viz to the lowest temps, we celebrate what makes cold water diving the best.

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Show your Dedication to Ocean Protection: Dive with a 100% AWARE Dive Center or Instructor

Show your Dedication to Ocean Protection: Dive with a 100% AWARE Dive Center or Instructor

11 June, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

By Alexa Ward, Project AWARE Community Relations Specialist Are you looking for a dive center or instructor who takes ocean protection to heart? We all want to keep our undersea world clean and healthy – not just for ourselves, but for the dive community, now and for future generations to […]

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Project AWARE Explains the Ugly Journey of our Trash

Project AWARE Explains the Ugly Journey of our Trash

8 June, 2015 at 2:13 am Comments are Disabled

How does our trash make its way from land to sea? This infographic by Project AWARE explains the ugly journey, and shines light on the dangers our litter poses to marine ecosystems and wildlife along the way. While the marine debris issue may at first appear daunting, there is hope! With our […]

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Scuba Diving the Biodiverse East Timor

Scuba Diving the Biodiverse East Timor

5 June, 2015 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Located in the coral triangle, East Timor offers divers with an abundance of colourful corals and tropical marine life. With its rich history, tropical waters, beautiful landscapes and friendly locals, East Timor is a fantastic destination for divers and non-divers alike. Expect to see large pods of dolphins (especially off […]

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