After diving recreationally since the 90s as part of her adventure sports regimen, Shelley finally got her PADI instructor certification in 2009 in Mexico. Wreck and deep diving are her favorite specialties and she looks forward furthering her training in Tec diving, learning more about underwater photography, and doing more diving abroad. She eventually hopes to buy a sailboat and sail herself to all of her bucket-list diving destinations.
To help counteract the damage we’re doing to coral reefs with everything from climate change to dropped anchors, some coral nurseries in the Caribbean are offering hope for restoration.
Written by a marine biologist, the stories in “Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians” combine elements of marine conservation, anthropomorphized ocean critters, and teenage magical abilities to delight young readers.
Because of proximity, this dive is often paired with the Daryl Laut, but there’s enough at each site to keep divers busy on multiple visits.