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Contests for Scuba Divers

Contests for Scuba Divers

15 March, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Go Scuba Diving Win Cool Stuff Here’s a round-up of four great contest divers can enter now: PADI’s Video Contest PADI is currently running a video contest on our Facebook page.  We’re looking for short (2 minute) videos in one of four categories: Diving and Lifestyle Marine Life Environment Creative […]

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New Underwater Simulation Game – Infinite Scuba – Launches Today

New Underwater Simulation Game – Infinite Scuba – Launches Today

12 March, 2013 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Get ready to explore the underwater world with a new Windows PC and MacOS simulation game geared towards all water enthusiasts.  The PADI organization, along with DEMA (The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association,  Mission Blue (the Sylvia Earle Alliance) and 20 scuba equipment manufacturers, including SCUBAPRO, Body Glove, Oceanic and […]

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Turtle swims again with prosthetic flippers

Turtle swims again with prosthetic flippers

15 February, 2013 at 3:17 am 1 comment

  Yu, an approximately 25-year-old female loggerhead turtle, has just received her 27th pair of artificial front legs at the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe. It is thought Yu lost her front legs during a predator attack. Being able to swim only at 60% efficiency, the new flippers are designed to […]

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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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PADI on Instagram – @paditv

PADI on Instagram – @paditv

16 December, 2012 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

PADI is now on Instagram so you can share your love of scuba diving on your mobile device! The Instagram account features daily pics from divers all around the world. To be featured on the PADI Instagram account simply ‘hashtag’ your favorite scuba diving pics with #PADI.  So get snapping […]

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