Post Tagged with: "Great Barrier Reef"

Why You Must Experience The Great Barrier Reef

Why You Must Experience The Great Barrier Reef

14 July, 2013 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

It’s inspired countless would-be divers to get certified and take the plunge. It covers an area about the same size as the United Kingdom, or half the size of Texas in the United States. It’s made up of more than 2,900 individual reefs and is the only living structure on […]

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Google Maps Goes Underwater

Google Maps Goes Underwater

25 September, 2012 at 9:58 pm 1 comment

Google is bringing the beauty of the underwater world to its ‘Street View’ in Google Maps. Using the latest technology and working with the Catlin Seaview Survey, Google was able to map and survey the health of coral reefs in selected regions. The images were taken using a specifically designed underwater camera called […]

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PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip – Pro Winner

PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip – Pro Winner

12 June, 2012 at 7:33 pm 2 comments

To celebrate the 20 Millionth Diver Certification, PADI ran a worldwide competition to mark this incredible milestone last year. On the 4th of September 2011, PADI Professional Lee Webber from MDA in Guam taught Alexandra Swanson who received the 20 millionth PADI certification on the completion of her PADI Open Water […]

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PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip

PADI 20 Millionth Diver Trip

16 February, 2012 at 6:24 am 2 comments

To celebrate the 20 Millionth Diver Certification, PADI ran a worldwide competition to mark this incredible milestone. Alexandra Swanson (Lexi) became the recipient of the 20 millionth PADI certification when she earned her PADI Open Water Diver course certification on 4 September 2011 in Guam. The prize was a three night dream […]

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