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Monk Seal Hawaii Many species in our oceans are endangered or are facing extinction, but as an ambassador for the underwater world, you can use your love for diving, and passion for travel to promote their protection. By visiting countries with marine protected areas, you are voting with your “dollars” to show your […]...
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Read more: Taking a Dive to Support Endangered Species

Scuba Diving St Lucia Travel is something divers are passionate about – no matter what their skill level. Visiting a new city our country, trying the native cuisine, and exploring local waters is the carrot at the end of a forty hour (or more) work week month in and month out. But if you’re […]...
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Read more: New Kids Sea Camp Destination – St Lucia

PADI livetoscuba Photo Contest Do you have a photo or short video that shows your love of scuba diving and could inspire others to try it? Enter our contest by tagging it #livetoscuba on Instagram or Twitter and you could win $150US in apparel from PADI Gear. How to Enter: Submit a photo or […]...

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SE_greetinsgs_810x1800-1024x460 This June, ScubaEarth’s Featured Destinations include South Africa, Belize, Costa Rica and Greece. If you’re looking for ideas for your next dive trip, make sure you check out these vacation hotspots. Click on the title of any destination to get top tips on dive sites, marine life and diver reviews. […]...
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Read more: ScubaEarth Featured Destinations for June

Barreleye Fish Macropinnamacrostoma As a diver, you’ve seen incredible sights that few people will ever experience in real life. You haven’t, however, seen everything… The underwater world is filled with unusual creatures – some that would surprise even experienced divers. Here are just a few of our weird and wonderful favorites from the […]...
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