Did becoming a scuba diver change the way you view the environment? It’s heartbreaking to hear the news about the effects of climate change, unsustainable fishing, and how pollution hurts our oceans. Well, there’s good news. You can pledge to be an eco-tourist and choose to stay at an eco dive […]Read more ›
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Matt Bolton, PADI Course Director at Crystal Dive Resort in Thailand, reports on their latest conservation efforts with Eco Koh Tao and the team from Ocean Mysteries. Crystal Dive Resort, a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Resort in Koh Tao and its partner conservation team, Eco Koh Tao have […]Read more ›
Once you do your first ocean dive something inside of you changes. You form a connection to the ocean. You start to care about the sea and begin thinking about what you can do to protect it. We all know some basic things that we can do to reduce our […]Read more ›
The underwater world sure is a beautiful one. With thanks to Catlin Seaview Survey & Google Underwater Street View, now the whole world can catch a glimpse of what magic lies beneath from behind the computer screen. Whether you are a diver or not, the majestic photos will certainly have you yearning to […]Read more ›
While holidaying in Nicaragua, PADI Rescue Diver and former paramedic Chris Skone-Roberts gave his scuba diving certification level a new meaning. Rather than having to come to the aid of a fellow scuba diver, Chris came to the aid of underwater companions of a different kind – two giant green sea turtles, […]Read more ›
Dive Against Debris is a year-round underwater survey for scuba divers. Surveys can take place anytime, anywhere. Our trash does not belong underwater however more than six million tons of it enters the ocean each year entangling and injuring marine life and damaging critical habitats. Together, we’re working toward solutions. […]Read more ›