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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
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
Reef Check

Conservation Spotlight: Reef Check

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re profiling Reef Check.
by Hélène Reynaud
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