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How To Clean Up The Ocean Starting Today

How To Clean Up The Ocean Starting Today

21 April, 2016 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

There’s a reason divers show up in droves for organized dive-site clean-ups. Not only do we get the feel-good high of helping, but we also allow sites to return to their natural state — beautiful and thriving. Group clean-ups are easy to find during April, aka Earth Month, but even […]

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6 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean

6 Ways to Give Back to the Ocean

31 March, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

“With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.” –Sylvia Earle. We owe the ocean everything; it fills us with wonder, enchants us with beauty, and sustains all life on Earth. The greatest gift you can […]

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Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

28 March, 2016 at 5:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Arizona State University tourism student Matt Cernik swapped cactus for coral when he signed up for an internship with Great Barrier Reef operator and PADI Member, Passions of Paradise. “In Phoenix, where I’m from, the only waves to be seen are the daunting heat waves which rise off the desert […]

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5 Marine World Heritage Listed Sites

5 Marine World Heritage Listed Sites

10 November, 2015 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

World Heritage Sites are places that are listed by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) as having either physical or cultural importance. They are recognised as providing outstanding universal value that should form part of the heritage of mankind. UNESCO’s World Heritage Fund provides money to these sites […]

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5 of the Most Invasive Marine Species

5 of the Most Invasive Marine Species

29 October, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

If you have ever traveled overseas then you’re probably familiar with filling out the customs declaration form, ticking yes or no to whether you have brought any agricultural items with you. Why do Governments care about this? Even if the items seem harmless, there could be threats that are detrimental to […]

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Chile’s Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park

Chile’s Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park

15 October, 2015 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

One of the many benefits of scuba diving is the chance it affords you to view life underwater. However, many awe-inspiring marine ecosystems are in dire condition due to a variety of reasons, from bad fishing practices to pollution and climate change. That is why ocean conservation efforts are so important […]

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