Environment

The Ocean: 6 Different Perspectives

The Ocean: 6 Different Perspectives

29 November, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

As a scuba diver, you see the ocean from a different perspective than many others. You see the ocean as a big blue wonderland – something to be explored, taken care of and appreciated. But even experienced scuba divers haven’t seen it all – here are six unusual views of […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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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Historic Advances in International Shark and Ray Conservation

Historic Advances in International Shark and Ray Conservation

20 November, 2014 at 3:01 am Comments are Disabled

FINtastic News from Project AWARE: The Voice of the Dive Community has been Heard – 21 Shark and Ray Species Listed Under Convention on Migratory Species! On Sunday 9 November,The Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, at their 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Quito, Ecuador (CMSCoP11), […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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