Environment

Thank You PADI Divers for Saving Our Sharks!

Thank You PADI Divers for Saving Our Sharks!

19 March, 2013 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Support from PADI Divers helped sharks and rays get the international protection they need and deserve. PADI Divers rallied the global dive community behind five species of sharks, two species of manta rays and one species of sawfish. Because of all your hard work and commitment to ocean conservation, all […]

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Alligator receives prosthetic tail

Alligator receives prosthetic tail

13 March, 2013 at 5:04 am 0 comments

Following on from Yu the turtle who received artificial limbs, we have “Mr Stubbs”, the alligator who was rescued by the Phoenix Herpatological Society in Arizona in 2005 after having his tail bitten off. After many months of development Mr Stubbs can now walk and swim again. If you missed it, check out Yu’s story.   […]

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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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