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Hélène Reynaud

Hélène Reynaud

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Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.

Stories by Hélène
Blue Ventures
Conservation In the Water

Conservation Spotlight: Blue Ventures

In this series of articles, we’ll look at conservation organizations linked to ocean protection. Today we’re talking with Blue Ventures.

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Dolphin Project
Conservation In the Water

Conservation Spotlight: Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project

Dedicated to protecting dolphins since the 1970s, Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project is still going strong.

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Gili Air
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Dive Site: Harbor Reef, Gili Air, Lombok

Off the northwest coast of Lombok in Indonesia are the three tiny Gili Islands, a small archipelago that includes Gili Air, closest to the mainland. Right off the beach on Gili Air, the harbor’s house reef offers an incredible night dive.

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Marine Megafauna Foundation
Conservation In the Water

Conservation Spotlight: Marine Megafauna Foundation (SE Asia)

The Marine Megafauna Foundation SE Asia is working in and around Indonesia to protect the area’s manta rays. Here we’ll chat with one of the organization’s founders.

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New stuff
PADI Sold

PADI Sold For $700 million USD

Certification giant PADI was sold for $700 million USD to a company called Mandarinfish Holding
by Trevor Sanford

SeaLife Introduces New DC2000 Sea Dragon Camera Sets

To complement the new DC2000, SeaLife has introduced three new camera and light sets, available at select SeaLife dealers.
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Indonesia Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

Indonesia Pledges to Reduce Plastic Waste

In a bit of positive environmental news, Indonesia pledges to reduce plastic waste 70 percent by 2025.
by Kathryn Curzon
Shark Feeding Dives

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.
by Hayley-Jo Carr