Environment

New Certification Card Helps Protect Mantas

New Certification Card Helps Protect Mantas

7 February, 2013 at 8:26 pm 1 comment

Manta rays are incredible creatures and any diver who has been lucky enough to dive alongside one of these beautiful creatures will be able to tell you how truly amazing they are. Unfortunately, mantas are at risk of extinction and PADI is proud to support Project AWARE and divers in their conversation efforts […]

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Video of the Week: Diver Rescues Dolphin

Video of the Week: Diver Rescues Dolphin

25 January, 2013 at 8:00 am 0 comments

One of this week’s hot news stories is of an entangled dolphin being rescued by a diver. Even dolphins know divers are the guardians of our seas! The rescue was captured on video, and if you haven’t come across this video on CNN, BBC, etc., it’s a must-see. The video […]

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Miss Scuba International 2012

Miss Scuba International 2012

24 October, 2012 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Miss Scuba International 2012 is now in full swing! While there has been many beauty pageants held in the past, many embracing great causes, none have focused on our oceans. Life on Earth as we know it today began with our oceans. Thus, the organizers of Miss Scuba International decided that it was […]

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Go Eco Phuket a huge success

Go Eco Phuket a huge success

2 October, 2012 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

Sunday saw the world’s largest Dive Against Debris underwater cleanup take place in Phuket, Thailand, in support of Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris month of action. Go Eco Phuket saw over 500 divers and 200 volunteers unite to help make a positive difference to the underwater environment. Supported by the Thai Government, PADI Dive Shops, PADI Professionals, […]

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Google Maps Goes Underwater

Google Maps Goes Underwater

25 September, 2012 at 9:58 pm 1 comment

Google is bringing the beauty of the underwater world to its ‘Street View’ in Google Maps. Using the latest technology and working with the Catlin Seaview Survey, Google was able to map and survey the health of coral reefs in selected regions. The images were taken using a specifically designed underwater camera called […]

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Ocean Action Project Finalists

Ocean Action Project Finalists

20 August, 2012 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

Our eco partner, the Project AWARE Foundation, has named the 12 finalists for the Ocean Action Project. The 12 finalists represent some truly amazing ocean action projects from all over the world. Importantly, we want to help these ocean heroes with their projects. But you hold the power to put their project in motion. Does their […]

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