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Video of the Week – 2013 OWUSS Rolex Scholar, Stefan Andrews

Video of the Week – 2013 OWUSS Rolex Scholar, Stefan Andrews

8 May, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

“An underwater adventure on a global journey to explore our critical connection with the ocean.” Stefan Andrews presents his year as the 2013 Australasian OWUSS Rolex Scholar. The Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) each year awards three Rolex Scholarships to young people who are considering a career in an underwater-related […]

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Underwater trash is not a treasure

Underwater trash is not a treasure

4 May, 2014 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

Earth Day may have passed us by, but you don’t need a dedicated day to take better care of the oceans. Scuba divers certainly appreciate the need to keep the oceans clean. The vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs would not be the same if the oceans were scattered […]

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Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

Manta Rays Fly High in Indonesia

27 February, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

On 21st February, 2014 the government of Indonesia declared the entire Archipelago as a Manta Ray Sanctuary.  This new protection for these gentle giants of the marine world is a great win for conservation and diving tourism in the extensive island nation.  There is approx 5.8 million square kilometers of ocean […]

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5 interesting facts about corals

5 interesting facts about corals

27 February, 2014 at 9:00 am 0 comments

As a scuba diver, you’ve probably seen corals countless times on your different dive trips. The question is, how much do you know about these incredible animals? Here are five facts you may not have known about corals: 1. Coral reefs are an important marine habitat Corals play an important […]

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Make 2014 the year of the Ocean

Make 2014 the year of the Ocean

10 February, 2014 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

The ocean is a miraculous place full of beauty and wonder. From the vibrant marine life to the incredible landscapes that can be found beneath the waters, it isn’t hard to understand why so many people take to scuba diving. After all, isn’t the ocean’s beauty one of the reasons […]

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Make a difference: Project AWARE’s My Ocean

Make a difference: Project AWARE’s My Ocean

29 January, 2014 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

As scuba divers, you know how frustrating it can be to witness the damage and harm being done to our beloved waters. Now it’s time to take a stand and protect the oceans that you love so much. Project AWARE’s My Ocean can help you make a difference online and […]

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