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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
Dive into the Pink

Dive Into the Pink Announces Winners of Third Annual Photo Competition

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Think Pink underwater imaging competition.
by Rebecca Strauss
dangerous dive sites

Training Fundamentals: Dangerous Dive Sites

Scuba accidents are thankfully relatively rare. However, some places have reputations as dangerous dive sites. Why? Should we be diving them?
by Marcus Knight

Marine Species: Know Your Sea Turtles

An all-time divers’ favorite, there are seven different species of sea turtles. Here’s what you need to know about each species.
by Hélène Reynaud
diver lifts

Training Fundamentals: Diver Lifts

There are many ways to board a dive boat at the end of your dive. In some areas of the world, ‘diver lifts’ are commonplace. What are they?
by Marcus Knight