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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
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