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Cooper River – Diving for Megalodon Shark Fossils

Cooper River – Diving for Megalodon Shark Fossils

26 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Wetsuit worthy water temperatures, zero visibility, and a swift current are all parts of diving in the Cooper River, which is located in South Carolina, United States. Even though you’ll have to dodge mud balls and watch out for alligators, Steve Pittman says it’s his favorite place to dive. Retired […]

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Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

22 May, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

PADI has interviewed several amazing women so far as part of the “Women in Diving” series, and one thing is certain – they all share a strong passion and sense of purpose in exploring and protecting the ocean. Cristina Zenato exemplifies this spirit, turning childhood dreams into a career in […]

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Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

15 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

To celebrate women in diving, PADI is spotlighting several women who have made significant contributions to the sport. This week, it’s professional photographer and PADI Assistant Instructor Amanda Cotton. In addition to numerous awards, Amanda’s work has been featured by National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian magazine among others, will be highlighted […]

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5 Thrill Seeking Dive Adventures to Get Your Blood Pumping

5 Thrill Seeking Dive Adventures to Get Your Blood Pumping

18 February, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

For some, a nice relaxing warm-water dive just won’t cut it. Certain divers crave thrilling underwater action. If that sounds like you, then these 5 thrill seeking experiences might be right up your alley. 1. Tiger Beach, Bahamas A white sandy bottom at 6 metres / 20 feet deep doesn’t sound […]

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Where to see large marine life in 2014

Where to see large marine life in 2014

15 February, 2014 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

It’s pretty common for divers to view smaller underwater creatures during their scuba adventures. While you probably appreciate all marine life regardless of size, wouldn’t it be nice to stray from the ordinary and get the chance to dive with large marine life instead? Seeing marine megafauna up close 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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