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Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation! Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation!
tammer - 1 day 12 hours ago.
travelswithtam.com/citizen-science-with-marine-megafauna-foundation/ An amazing Citizen Science trip with Marine Megafauna’s Ray of Hope Expeditions! This photo was taken by the Director, Dr Andrea Marshall, of me with a pregnant female whale shark!...
PADI celebrates women’s dive day
JudiHope - 19 days 23 hours ago.
This coming Saturday, July 18, 2015, a new holiday is born as PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) christens the date as PADI Women's Dive Day. Women from all parts of the globe, with a love for the......
Shark Week - myth or misunderstanding?
JudiHope - 27 days ago.
We are in the midst of Shark Week 2015, a tradition first created by the Discovery Channel in 1988, for the specific purpose of raising awareness and building respect for one of the most misconceived creatures of the sea......
Experience the 2015 Upper Keys Reef Crawl
JudiHope - 7/04/2015 3:57 PM
When scuba diving is in your blood, planning the next dive/dive event becomes a top priority. One of the most beautiful destinations to dive in all the world is in the Florida Keys. Beginner, intermediate and advanced divers travel......
The ’must have’ accessories for a scuba-filled summer
JudiHope - 6/28/2015 4:00 PM
Steamy summer temperatures mean plenty of scuba diving and water activities to cool down quickly. Although when we think of scuba gear we think of regulators, buoyancy compensator vests, fins and masks, there are a couple of other accessories that......
Thailand: A Divers Paradise
SKubaSteve - 6/23/2015 5:47 PM
Divebuddy (guest) Post by Oscar Waterworth It is a well known fact that Thailand is a great tourist attraction. Apart from great climate and welcoming people, one of the main reasons for that are perfectly clear water and incredibly rich marine life which attract visitors from all over the world, … Dive in to read more!...
Freediving in Costa Rica
Richcoast - 6/17/2015 6:20 PM
Across generations and experience levels, freedivers are commonly lost for words to recount the feeling of moving effortlessly underwater in one breath. One thing they all agree on is that freediving is addictive. It’s no surprise that freediving (apnea diving or breath-hold diving) has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the world! Freediving allows […]...
Get outdoors and celebrate National Oceans Month in June
JudiHope - 6/14/2015 4:13 PM
What did you do for National Get Outdoors Day? For those who may not have realized the importance of Saturday, June 13, 2015, it was given the title of National Get Outdoors Day to promote and encourage stepping outside......
Athletes hit the Hawaiian shore for Maui Jim Oceanfest
JudiHope - 6/13/2015 6:03 PM
Athletes from all across the globe had been training long and hard leading up to the first annual Maui Jim Oceanfest which took place last weekend, June 6 and June 7, 2015. Uncertain of exactly what to expect......
Turtles take to the ocean
JudiHope - 6/11/2015 3:00 AM
Being the governor of Florida certainly has its perks. A day in the life of Florida's Governor Rick Scott can consist of a number of varied activities, all for the good of the state. Such was the......
The Mediator The Mediator
ArthurCurry - 6/09/2015 7:13 AM
My brother is an entrepreneur, and on his business facebook page, he asked his followers to go to 16personalities.com. Now, I have taken Myers-Briggs personality tests before, and I have always gotten one of two results: INFJ or ISFJ. I always straddle the line between an IN and an IS. I decided to go ahead and take this test on my brother’s request, though, and see how accurate I felt like this new website was. The test, itself, was painless and relatively quick. I didn’t clock myself, but the ...
Why take an IDC Internship? - Benefits of real world experience Why take an IDC Internship? - Benefits of real world experience
Scubabunnycr - 5/23/2015 4:00 PM
I’ll be honest with you, dreaming of lying under palm tree laden beaches, diving in crystal clear waters, watching the sun go down after an incredible day is in many ways, how the life of a scuba diving instructor is portrayed. And yes, don’t get me wrong it is for many of us, it is how our life is, (I can already here the pessimists poo pooing!!). You can travel, you can live an amazing life as a scuba diving instructor, but believe me, it is work, and certainly to get to a position, where you ...
Inner Space draws rebreather divers in Grand Cayman
JudiHope - 5/22/2015 12:42 PM
Every diver's dream destination of Grand Cayman, situated in the charismatic Caribbean, is getting ready to welcome the 12th annual 'Inner Space' event heading to the island tomorrow. It begins on May 23, 2015 and extends......
Coco Dive Soap blog by and for divers; Internship
Richcoast - 5/20/2015 5:32 PM
For those of you following our Dive Gossip column I have to say it has been quiet on this side of the world. Our intern consistency has changed form a group of 100% male to 100% female! Expected was more drama but it seems to be less. ( Great going girls!) We started slow, still […]...
Our recent Adaptive teaching instructor program
Scubabunnycr - 5/18/2015 8:05 PM
Take your training to the next level with the adaptive teaching instructor program....
Video Introduction to Diveadvisor
SKubaSteve - 5/18/2015 1:37 AM
Hey Dive Buddies! I know it’s been a bit but I finally got done with the first installment in my series of articles about online SCUBA communities! Say hello to Diveadvisor.com and the Diveadvisor mobile application. Diveadvisor.com is an online SCUBA community where divers can find comprehensive databases for: Destinations … Dive in to read more!...
Diving museum welcomes Bob Croft
JudiHope - 5/16/2015 10:51 PM
Today, May 16, 2015, is a big day for divers in Islamorada, down in the Florida Keys. The History of Diving Museum , always hosting informative, captivating and educational seminars throughout the year, is welcoming famous free diver, Bob Croft......
Mother’s Day Dive 2015
PSD - 5/11/2015 3:13 AM
I needed a dive – it keeps my blood pressure under control, until the debriefing of course. It rained a bit a couple of days ago, and the swell maps made the conditions look like it was going to suck; I decided to go and at least look. It was a very small diving crew […]...
Female Atlas attracts worldwide divers
JudiHope - 5/11/2015 1:35 AM
Just when you thought you had seen every sunken wreck and underwater sculpture there was to see in and around the Atlantic Ocean surrounding the Bahamas, something new has started attracting divers since October of 2014. One of the......
Lessons Learned From a Weekend Dive! (Plus video!)
SKubaSteve - 5/05/2015 3:37 AM
Hi Dive Buddies! I had a great dive on Saturday with Greg & Dave (last names withheld to protect their prospects for future political office). We had a good time diving but it also brought to light a great reason to get local diving in. Here’s something to think about … Dive in to read more!...