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Hélène Reynaud

Hélène Reynaud

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Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.

Stories by Hélène
Christmas Tree Worm
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Christmas Tree Worm

Most of us have seen one of these tiny little creatures poking out from coral heads on a dive, but what exactly is a Christmas tree worm?

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Parley for the Oceans
In the Water

Conservation Spotlight: Parley for the Oceans

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re chatting with Silvia Raccagni from Parley for the Oceans.

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Self-Reliant Diver
Training In the Water

Who Should Take the PADI Self-Reliant Diver Specialty?

The buddy system is key when it comes to safe scuba diving, but the PADI self-reliant diver specialty teaches divers how to handle emergencies on their own.

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ray species
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Know Your Ray Species

There are lots of different kinds of rays in the sea, but can you identify them? Get to know your rays with this handy guide.

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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
Trimix Diving

Introduction to Trimix Diving

In the third installment of our series on technical diving, we’re moving away from beginner-level courses and into the world of trimix diving.       
by Guest Author Yvonne Press
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.
by Press Release
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