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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
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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AWARE Shark Conservation
Marine Species Training

The AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty Course

No matter if you’re a novice or a pro diver, shark protection should matter to you. Sharks are in trouble the world around, and participating in the AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty (as a student or instructor) can help spread the word.

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New stuff
Vobster Quay

Virgin Start-Up Backed Company Creating Artificial Reef at Vobster Quay

A Virgin Start-Up-backed company, ARC Marine, is creating an artificial reef at premier U.K. dive site Vobster Quay in 2017.
by Kathryn Curzon
using a compass underwater

Using a Compass Underwater

Many divers stop learning about underwater navigation after their first open-water course. But using a compass underwater properly is a vital skill.
by Marcus Knight
Snorkel When Scuba Diving

Should You Wear a Snorkel When Scuba Diving?

We’re not going to solve the age-old argument of whether you should wear a snorkel when scuba diving, but will offer a list of pros and cons to help you decide.
by Hélène Reynaud

Best Dive Sites in Scapa Flow

In the Scottish Highlands, a remote, sheltered stretch of water around the Orkney Islands is home to Scapa Flow, with some of the best dive sites in Britain.
by Guest Author Chris Vyvyan-Robinson