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Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley owns BEST HR Resources, an HR consulting business in Katy, Texas, where she lives with her family most of the year. She spends as much time as possible at their home on Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Christine is a mom, grandmother, avid scuba diver and supporter of animal-welfare programs, with a special interest in marine conservation. In 2016, Christine began authoring a series of articles related to children and scuba diving for Scuba Diver Life.

Stories by Christine
Ocean Guardian Dive Club
Training Conservation In the Water

NOAA’s Ocean Guardian Dive Club

NOAA’s Ocean Guardian Dive Club can help diving kids develop an appreciation for, and knowledge of, ocean conservation

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night diving with kids
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Night Diving With Kids

Even though kids can go night diving once certified, there are a few factors parents must consider before letting their children participate in a night dive. 

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diving shallow with kids
Training In the Water

Make Safety Stops When Diving Shallow with Kids

Although Junior Open Water divers cannot exceed either 40 feet or 60 feet in depth, depending on age, safety stops are still imperative when diving shallow with kids.

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Touching Marine Life
Conservation New to Scuba In the Water

Kids and Touching Marine Life

Adults know that touching marine life is a big no-no. But what about kids, who learn by touch starting very young? With some guidance, parents can help them understand why the marine environment is strictly hands-off.

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New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
TUSA

TUSA Joins the Dive Computer “Elite Fleet” through Deepblu Connect

International scuba company TUSA has become the latest company to integrate Deepblu Connect to its flagship dive computer.
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Niue

New Marine Parks Protect Enormous Part of Pacific

The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Great Barrier Reef

Turtle Heaven on the Great Barrier Reef

A tiny dollop of sand measuring just 79 acres off the northeastern tip of Australia is home to one of the largest green turtle nesting sites in the world. Plan a visit with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions.
by Guest Author