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Hayley-Jo Carr

Hayley-Jo Carr

Hayley-Jo Carr is currently the training director for the Perry Institute for Marine Science. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in sport & recreation studies, Hayley has been traveling, diving and working around the world for over a decade. Her main interests are marine conservation, pro-level training and anything to do with sharks. In her free time, she has fun being an underwater model and creative director for Made in Water. #goprowithhayleyjo

Stories by Hayley-Jo
Reef Rescue Network
Blog Conservation

The Reef Rescue Network

The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the oceans. To that end, they’ve created the Reef Rescue Network.

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shark encounters in the bahamas
Dive Locations Resources Top 10 Travel

Top Four Shark Encounters in the Bahamas

Sharks in Bahamian waters enjoy broad protections, so it’s no surprise that they’re thriving. Here are the top four shark encounters in the Bahamas.

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Liveaboard Packing
Liveaboards Travel

Top Tips for Liveaboard Packing

Going on a liveaboard scuba trip should be on every diver’s bucket list — but what should you bring? Here are our top tips for liveaboard packing.

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sea turtle populations
Conservation

Threats Facing Sea Turtle Populations

Seeing turtles is common on many dives, but many divers don’t know of the threats facing sea turtle populations around the world.  

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New stuff
Komodo closure

Komodo National Park Closed to Tourists – Fake News or True Story?

Recent news reports claim that Komodo National Park will close to tourists. Is this fake news or a true story? And if it’s true, how will it affect divers?
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Green Fins Dive

Protecting the Reef with the Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course

The Reef-World Foundation has applied 10 years’ of experience with the Green Fins initiative to a free online training course: The Green Fins Dive Guide e-Course.
by Guest Author

Fight Plastic Pollution by Asking Companies #IsThisYours?

In the face of ever-increasing ocean pollution, the hashtag #IsThisYours attempts to hold companies accountable for their plastic production.
by Guest Author

The ABCs of Technical Diving: I through L

We’re continuing a series we began last year on the ABCs of technical diving with I through L, starting with “I” for isobaric counter-diffusion and ending with “L” for logistics.
by Yvonne Press