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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
Mimic Octopus
Marine Species

Marine Species: The Mimic Octopus

The mimic octopus is one of the most famous cephalopods in the sea, known for its ability to impersonate other species.

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Becoming a PADI Course Director
Training

Becoming a PADI Course Director Part II: The Training

The PADI Course Director rating is the highest level of certification within the organization when it comes to teaching scuba instructors. How does one go about becoming a course director?

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Conservation

Conservation Spotlight: Trash Hero

In this series of articles, we will look at conservation organizations focused on ocean protection, and what you can do to get involved.

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padi course director
Training

Becoming a PADI Course Director Part I: The Application

The PADI Course Director rating is the highest level of certification within the organization when it comes to teaching scuba instructors. How does one go about becoming a course director?

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New stuff

Swimwear Recycled from the Sea

Fourth Element introduces OceanPositive 2017 swimwear collection, made from recycled ghost fishing nets.
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The Wakatobi Resort Conservation Model

Wakatobi Resort in Sulawesi, Indonesia, is dedicated to preserving the marine environment with the buy-in and participation of locals.
by Guest Author
Ocean Cleanup Array

Ocean Cleanup Array Still in Testing Phase

Inventor Boyan Slat made a splash when he introduced his Ocean Cleanup Array. Plans to launch a test unit were pushed from 2016 to the end of this year off the American west coast.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Minke

Minke Magic with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions

Dwarf minke whales are seasonal visitors each winter on the northern Great Barrier Reef. Get up close and personal with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions.
by Guest Author