Post Tagged with: "Environment"

Make a Difference – Dive Against Debris

Make a Difference – Dive Against Debris

22 September, 2013 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Problems sometimes occur on such a massive scale that it seems as though one person’s actions couldn’t possibly make a difference. Too many people think “The ocean is so vast, one more piece of trash wont matter?” As divers, we’ve seen the results of this attitude and know it is […]

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Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

Indonesia Announces Shark & Manta Ray Sanctuary

8 September, 2013 at 4:49 pm Comments are Disabled

The Indonesian district of West Manggarai and Komodo has recently designated a shark & manta ray sanctuary. The region which is located in the world famous coral triangle, has now prohibited fishing for a number of threatened species including  manta rays and sharks. According to not-for-profit marine conservation company MantaWatch, Mr Sebastinus […]

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Spectacular seahorses: 10 things to know about these tiny undersea wonders

Spectacular seahorses: 10 things to know about these tiny undersea wonders

27 August, 2013 at 4:00 am Comments are Disabled

The big creatures that ply the ocean’s waters often get an equally big share of the attention, but some of the most fascinating underwater denizens come in small packages. Seahorses, with their oddly equine looks and unusual lifestyle are worth getting to know a little bit better. Study up on […]

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Mad about Mantas! 10 fascinating facts

Mad about Mantas! 10 fascinating facts

26 August, 2013 at 7:54 am Comments are Disabled

A manta ray sighting is one of the most breathtaking experiences a diver can have. Watching such an enormous creature glide through the water with such grace and effortlessness, it’s easy to fall under the manta’s spell. Just don’t be surprised if, after you’ve seen your first one, you start […]

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Marine conservation through Eco-tourism and Scuba Diving

Marine conservation through Eco-tourism and Scuba Diving

6 August, 2013 at 10:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Each year, the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) awards three Rolex Scholarships to young people around the globe that are considering a career in an underwater-related discipline. The 2013 Australasian winner was PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Stefan Andrews who will spend a year working alongside current leaders in underwater fields. Below is […]

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Video: Making A Difference – Dives Against Debris

Video: Making A Difference – Dives Against Debris

24 May, 2013 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

An amazing video from PADI Instructor Joanna Hurford who lives on Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. The video shows the dedication of everyone involved in making a real difference. Over the space of around 10 beach clean ups, this rubbish was collected on Gili Trawangan which is a small island off north […]

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