Environment

Dive with a purpose – Dive Against Debris™ with Project AWARE

Dive with a purpose – Dive Against Debris™ with Project AWARE

15 April, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

The ocean covers around two thirds of our planet and encompasses a diverse range of habitats, from tropical coral reefs to giant forests made of kelp. Scuba divers travel hundreds of miles across the world to appreciate this vast underwater world and the incredible creatures that call it home. But […]

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How to Plan your Belize Whale Shark Adventure

How to Plan your Belize Whale Shark Adventure

5 April, 2016 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

When you think of Belize, what springs to mind is the Great Blue Hole and the jungle interior. And yet, this Central American country is among the Caribbean’s best destinations for swimming with whale sharks — and it’s the only one in the world where watchers can don scuba gear. […]

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6 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean

6 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean

31 March, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

“With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.” –Sylvia Earle. We owe the ocean everything; it fills us with wonder, enchants us with beauty, and sustains all life on Earth. The greatest gift you can […]

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Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

9 March, 2016 at 7:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Last July, Sabah’s State Government appointed 6,846.5 hectares or coral reef surrounding Pulau Sipadan as a protected park in an effort to preserve marine life in the area. Previously only the 13.5 hectares of land was protected, restricting Sabah Parks from enforcing conservation laws in the surrounding waters. A ceremony […]

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7 Facts about Sea Lions

7 Facts about Sea Lions

28 February, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Sea lions are some of the most adorable creatures that you’ll find in the sea. In fact, the name “sea lion” may be a bit of a misnomer. “Sea puppy” might be a better fit. Of course, this is purely an opinion, and you’re probably looking for a few sea […]

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Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

23 February, 2016 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Roberto Ochoa is a PADI Divemaster and Ecuadorian marine wildlife videographer committed to the protection and preservation of the ocean environment and all marine life. Recently, he has been working with the National Geographic Pristine Seas project, launched in 2008 by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala to “find, survey, and help […]

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