The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Gemma Smith With technology in diving constantly evolving, and the boundaries of what is possible continually being pushed, it is sometimes easy to forget those pioneers of diving, who paved the way for so much of what we do now. Whether it was a woman determined […]

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Beach Vview Fulidhoo IslandBeach Vview Fulidhoo Island

Written by Adele Verdier-Ali A Maldivian island that’s within easy access from the international airport, but feels remote? It seems almost impossible to find these days. But Fulidhoo Island in Vaavu Atoll is quickly garnering a reputation for being convenient yet secluded. The island is a fantastic base to explore […]

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Diving into Film Making with Daniel OronReefs - Film making with Daniel Oron

Using scuba diving in your job isn’t just the reserve of dive professionals, the skills you learn can be translated to many other career paths. We spoke to Daniel Oron, of Go Button Media on how diving has impacted his career as a film maker and cinematographer. How did you […]

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sharks in yap micronesiastingray city

Choosing to plan your next scuba holiday to include your kids is a no brainer, but deciding on the best destination can be overwhelming. Here is a list of kid-friendly dive sites around the world to help. Vertigo, Yap Yap, an island in Micronesia, is known for a lot of things: […]

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8 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Conservation8 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Conservation

Everyone knows that in their small (and often sticky) hands, kids hold something special. As future voters, decision makers and citizens of the world they hold the power to make real changes and reshape marine conservation. It’s never too early to encourage kids to think about conservation and we’ve got […]

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