Our story begins on Instagram… A few months ago, I was looking through images tagged #padi on Instagram when I came across one of the best Hammerhead shots I’d ever seen. I chose it as our fan photo of the day and was happy to see hundreds of others liked [...]Read more ›
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Scuba divers have a unique perspective on life under the waves. While many people think of sharks as ferocious predators that might attack at any time, divers have a different point of view. We find these ancient, diverse and beautiful creatures fascinating, and it seems like there’s always something new [...]Read more ›
Has anyone ever mis-interpreted you, viewing you in a negative light? It’s hard to change that reputation once it’s been formed in someone’s mind. That’s what happened to sharks. Some people think of them as mindless, killing machines. Phantom Divers in Playa del Carmen are trying to change this negative [...]Read more ›
Many of the world’s shark species are disappearing — and fast. In one recent meeting with Project AWARE, a European Union government official said, “Unfortunately, sharks have an image problem. That means they have few sympathizers outside the conservation community.” And largely, we agree. But divers are unique. We’re shark [...]Read more ›