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Wreck Diving Art

Wreck Diving Art

27 March, 2013 at 4:00 am 0 comments

When you think of wreck diving: powdered wigs and opulent feasts may not be the first things that come to mind. But photographer and digital artist Andreas Franke blends two aspects of humanity’s past in a striking and unexpected way.   The Vandenberg Project Franke’s project, The Sinking World, first […]

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Underwater Camera Lost in Maui, Found in Taiwan

Underwater Camera Lost in Maui, Found in Taiwan

25 March, 2013 at 9:47 am 1 comment

A message-in-a-bottle story for the internet age Sometime in 2007, a diver on vacation in Maui, Hawaii, USA lost her underwater camera and housing. Last month, it washed up in Taiwan. The photos were perfectly preserved, and thanks to the efforts of Hawaii News Now, the owner was found just […]

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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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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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