Environment

What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound

What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound

25 November, 2014 at 3:04 am 0 comments

Have you ever wondered why we call a shark a “shark” or a turtle a “turtle?” While some animals seem to have a random name, the following 11 sea creatures were obviously named after their appearance. Read on to learn fun facts about these fascinating sea creatures: Jellyfish These soft-bodied […]

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Win the career opportunity of a lifetime by donating to Project AWARE today!

Win the career opportunity of a lifetime by donating to Project AWARE today!

19 November, 2014 at 1:33 am 0 comments

Scuba diving is your passion, but with the right training, it could also be your dream job. GVI’s Dive Academy is offering a 30-week program in Mexico, where you will receive world-class, professional-level training to become a highly skilled and specialized instructor, as well as extensive marine-conservation training. And the […]

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Stonefish: The Most Venomous Fish in the World

Stonefish: The Most Venomous Fish in the World

7 October, 2014 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

In the underwater world, you don’t have to be the largest creature to be the biggest threat. The stonefish, which reaches an average length of 30 to 40 centimetres and up to 2 kg / 5 lbs in weight, is the most venomous fish in the world having venomous sacs on […]

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5 Fun Ways to Earn a New PADI Card

5 Fun Ways to Earn a New PADI Card

2 October, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

If you’re working towards the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you’ll need to take five PADI specialty courses (wreck, dry suit, photography, etc). But if you’re the sort of person who likes to do things a little differently, consider a PADI distinctive specialty course. Distinctive specialties count towards the Master […]

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PADI Divers Rescue Two Green Sea Turtles

PADI Divers Rescue Two Green Sea Turtles

19 September, 2014 at 12:15 am 0 comments

While holidaying in Nicaragua, PADI Rescue Diver and former paramedic Chris Skone-Roberts gave his scuba diving certification level a new meaning. Rather than having to come to the aid of a fellow scuba diver, Chris came to the aid of underwater companions of a different kind – two giant green sea turtles, […]

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Project AWARE Debris Month of Action

Project AWARE Debris Month of Action

9 September, 2014 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

As a scuba diver, you see the  unfortunate affect of marine debris firsthand. Whether it’s plastic bottles, forgotten nets or small pieces of trash animals mistake for food, you witness how debris harms our beloved underwater world. Unfortunately, the problem is only going to get worse if nothing is done. This […]

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