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Hayley-Jo Carr

Hayley-Jo Carr

Hayley-Jo Carr is currently PADI Course Director and social media manager at Stuart Cove’s Dive Bahamas. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in sport & recreation studies, Hayley has been traveling, diving and working around the world for over a decade. Her main interests are marine conservation, pro-level training and anything to do with sharks! In her free time she has fun being an underwater model and creative director for Made in Water. Join her at Stuart Cove’s Dive Bahamas and Go Pro with Hayley Jo!

Stories by Hayley-Jo
Marine Species Dive Locations In the Water

Scuba Diving with Oceanic Whitetips

Scuba diving with oceanic whitetips should be on every diver’s bucket list. What’s the best place to see them?

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Shark Feeding Dives
Stories In the Water

Why I Participate in Shark Feeding Dives

The role of shark feeding dives in shark conservation is controversial. Here’s the perspective of one PADI pro who’s worked in the industry for years.

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Sexual Coral Reproduction
Marine Species Conservation In the Water

Coral Restoration Via Sexual Coral Reproduction

Is sexual coral reproduction — coral sex — the future for helping to restore the world’s coral reefs? Is it more effective than current coral restoration methods?

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Lionfish in the Bahamas
Conservation

Hunting Lionfish in the Bahamas

By now, most divers know about the negative impacts invasive lionfish are having in the northwestern Atlantic and on Caribbean reefs. The PADI Invasive Lionfish Tracker course is helping address the problem in the Bahamas.

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New stuff
Ray Mutilation

Locals Take a Stand over Ray Mutilation and Slaughter

Local divers and ocean lovers in Melbourne, Australia have started a campaign in Port Phillip Bay to put a stop to illegal ray mutilation and slaughter.
by Guest Author
Best Diving in New Caledonia

Best Diving in New Caledonia

Tiny New Caledonia, in the South Pacific between Brisbane, Australia and Fiji, is a diver’s paradise. Here’s a peek at the best diving in New Caledonia.
by Kathryn Curzon
frogfish

Marine Species: Frogfish

A diver and photographer favorite, frogfish have a reputation of being hard to find. What’s the best way to spot one of these distinctive fish on a dive?
by Hélène Reynaud
Dive Safety Equipment

Top Five Pieces of Dive Safety Equipment

These top five pieces of dive safety equipment can help make your dives more comfortable, stress-free and, potentially, save the day.
by Marcus Knight