Environment

Have a Scuba Diver’s Mindset on Land

Have a Scuba Diver’s Mindset on Land

14 January, 2014 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

As a scuba diver, you know how important it is to protect the oceans and make an effort to keep them clean. But have you thought about how your day to day activities on land impact our ocean planet? Protect the oceans you love by learning ways to reduce your […]

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What You Eat Affects Our Oceans

What You Eat Affects Our Oceans

18 December, 2013 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The choices you make on land have a ripple effect on our ocean, lakes and waterways. But the good news is: positive change can be as simple as looking at what’s on your lunch or dinner plate. Over-harvesting of seafood is a significant problem that increases every year. In many […]

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Squid Facts for Scuba Divers

Squid Facts for Scuba Divers

17 December, 2013 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Sharks and turtles get a lot of love from divers, (and for good reason), but today we’re going to give some attention to our friend the squid. 2013 was a good year for squid enthusiasts – most notably the first video of a giant squid. There are more than 300 species […]

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Interesting Facts About Ribbon Eels

Interesting Facts About Ribbon Eels

16 December, 2013 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Ribbon eels are one of the amazing underwater animals only divers get to see. When the photo above turned up on PADI’s Facebook page from diver Swee Cheng, we decided to find out more about this fascinating creature. Commonly known as the ribbon eel, or blue ribbon eel, these colorful animals […]

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All About Angelfish

All About Angelfish

11 December, 2013 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Angelfish are found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans, so if you’ve done any warm-water diving, there’s a good chance you’ve dove with one of these popular fish. Did you know there are also freshwater angelfish? It’s said angelfish got their name because of their shape – their fins […]

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10 of the oldest marine species that still exist today

10 of the oldest marine species that still exist today

9 December, 2013 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

As a scuba diver, you have some amazing opportunities to see marine life that others only see in pictures. Not only that, but you have the chance to see species that have been around longer than we have! Here are the 10 oldest marine creatures you can still find under […]

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