Environment

Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

8 September, 2013 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

The Indonesian district of West Manggarai and Komodo has recently designated a shark & manta ray sanctuary. The region which is located in the world famous coral triangle, has now prohibited fishing for a number of threatened species including  manta rays and sharks. According to not-for-profit marine conservation company MantaWatch, Mr Sebastinus […]

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10 fascinating dolphin facts

10 fascinating dolphin facts

4 September, 2013 at 1:44 am 0 comments

Did you grow up loving Flipper?  Dolphins are truly lovable, but they are far more than just fun,  creatures of the sea. Here are 10 fascinating dolphin facts that will make you love them even more. 1. Nearly 40 species of dolphins swim the waters of the world. Most live […]

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Spectacular seahorses: 10 things to know about these tiny undersea wonders

Spectacular seahorses: 10 things to know about these tiny undersea wonders

27 August, 2013 at 4:00 am 0 comments

The big creatures that ply the ocean’s waters often get an equally big share of the attention, but some of the most fascinating underwater denizens come in small packages. Seahorses, with their oddly equine looks and unusual lifestyle are worth getting to know a little bit better. Study up on […]

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Mad about Mantas! 10 fascinating facts

Mad about Mantas! 10 fascinating facts

26 August, 2013 at 7:54 am 0 comments

A manta ray sighting is one of the most breathtaking experiences a diver can have. Watching such an enormous creature glide through the water with such grace and effortlessness, it’s easy to fall under the manta’s spell. Just don’t be surprised if, after you’ve seen your first one, you start […]

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Last Week of Dollars for Dives

Last Week of Dollars for Dives

23 August, 2013 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

To support the conservation efforts of our good friends at Project AWARE, PADI will donate US$1 for every dive logged through ScubaEarth in August, 2013 - up to US$100,000! It’s the last week to make your dives count towards supporting the amazing conservation activities championed by Project AWARE, from local Dive Against Debris activities […]

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Awesomely interesting shark facts

Awesomely interesting shark facts

19 August, 2013 at 2:20 am 0 comments

Sharks are simply fascinating. For most divers, swimming with the sharks is a breathtaking experience, especially when you know some of the most interesting facts about what makes these creatures of the sea so special. Check out these unique facts about sharks: Sharks have excellent dental health. Not only are […]

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