Environment

10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet

10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet

27 January, 2014 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

When you become immersed in an outdoor lifestyle sport like diving, most likely, you have an affinity or a deep love, even, for the underwater world. You’ll probably want to know how to be a ‘good’ diver and then eventually, how to use your skills to help protect the dive […]

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Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project Winners Announced

Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project Winners Announced

22 January, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

The Ocean Action Project focuses on two major ocean issues—shark and ray protection and marine debris. Every project that is set in motion has a goal to make a change and is designed to get results. In 2012, there were five different Ocean Action Projects started with help from Project […]

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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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