Category: News

shark finning
News Conservation In the Water

First Criminal Charges for Shark Finning in Costa Rica

A Costa Rican court has, for the first time, served criminal charges for shark finning and sentenced a Taiwanese business owner to prison.

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A Walk on the Deep Side
News In the Water

A Walk on the Deep Side

Author John Kean tells the tale of a missing era in extreme-deep scuba diving in his new book, “A Walk on the Deep Side.”

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Rob Stewart
News

Filmmaker Rob Stewart’s Funeral Announced

A funeral and a celebration of Rob Stewart’s life will be held February 18th in Toronto, Canada.

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Sharkwater
News Conservation In the Water

Sharkwater 2 Will Be Completed to Honor Rob Stewart

To honor Rob Stewart’s life’s work, Sharkwater: Extinction will be completed.

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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