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Global Vision International Offering Volunteer Marine Environment Research Trips

31st May 2016   |

Ever thought about taking a month-long vacation and helping the marine environment at the same time? With World Oceans Day on June 8 fast approaching, why not make this the year you do more than just dive for the sake of filling out your log? This year’s theme is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,” with a […] READ MORE

Caribbean Cup Day 4: One Down, Two To Go

31st May 2016   |

With half of the 2016 Caribbean Cup behind us and day four under the bridge it’s time to start talking strategy.  The ladies are looking tight with Sophia Gomez-Uribe and Tomoka Fakuda placing scores in all three disciplines.  I (Ashley Futral Chapman) am not far behind and still show a goose egg in Free Immersion […] READ MORE

In Pictures: Caribbean Cup – A Day Of Rest

30th May 2016   |

After three days of intense competition at the 2016 Caribbean Cup in Roatan, the athletes are enjoying a much deserved rest day, especially after day three’s lionfish cook-off party. You can enjoy the recap in photos below, contributed by photographer Alex St Jean, and check back for more updates from me at the Caribbean Cup here […] READ MORE

Ten More Dive Sites Close in Thailand

31st May 2016   |  Scuba Diver Life

In an effort to stem damage done to the ecosystem of popular tourist spot Koh Tachai, Thai officials last week announced its indefinite closure to visitors. The island, which regularly sees thousands of daily arrivals, will close to allow the natural environment, both above and below the water, to recover from its current dismal state. Since then,... READ MORE

Drift Diving – Going with the Flow

30th May 2016   |

Drift diving is an advanced skill that adds extra dimension to your diving. We learn in our open water course to start our dives by swimming into a current. The principal reason is that you use more breathing gas supply and physical energy fighting a current than going with it. When we swim into a […] READ MORE

PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s

31st May 2016   |  Padi Blog

This is the fifth post in our 50th anniversary series. Make sure to catch up with the history of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. PADI entered the 2000s with plenty of momentum from the previous century. From 2000-2010, PADI expanded their programs to cater to an even wider audience, from children […] The post PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s appeare... READ MORE

Top 10 Signs That You’re a Scuba Addict

30th May 2016   |  Scuba Diver Life

Are you a scuba addict? (If so, you’re in good company). Here we’ve provided a handy checklist in order for you to quantify the depth of your addiction — answer more than five of these in the affirmative, and you’re a bona fide scuba junkie. You wear a big, bulky watch. Fellow divers will know that your prized timepiece is not only a watch, but a d... READ MORE

Save 20 Percent on Henderson Thermoprene Wetsuits!

31st May 2016   |  Aquaviews – SCUBA Blog

Now through June 5, save 20 percent off of our huge stock of Henderson Thermoprene wetsuits! Made from a special blend, Thermoprene offers an economical alternative to standard neoprene. Men’s, women’s, and even children’s — we have full suits in a variety of thicknesses, plus shorties, hooded vests, and more! Here are just a couple samples from ou... READ MORE

Coral Restoration Foundation Curaçao Celebrates Anniversary By Outplanting 360 New Corals

31st May 2016   |  Sport Diver

Coral Restoration Foundation Curaçao celebrated its first year of operation by outplanting 360 new corals on Curaçao's reefs READ MORE

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