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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
mandarinfish
Marine Species

Marine Species: Mandarinfish

You would think that with its stained-glass coloration, it would be easy to spot mandarinfish. But you’d be wrong.

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ornate ghost pipefish
Marine Species

Marine Species: Ghost Pipefish

Within the pipefish family, ghost pipefish are something special, and always a treat to see on a dive. Here we’ll look at four well-known species.

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Ocean Cleanup
Blog Conservation News

The Ocean Cleanup: Progress and Setbacks

A few years ago, young Boyan Slat began work on the Ocean Cleanup project. Despite a recent setback, Slat remains optimistic.

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Bahamas Plastic Movement
Blog Conservation

Conservation Spotlight: Bahamas Plastic Movement

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re chatting with Kristal Ambrose, the founder of Bahamas Plastic Movement.

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New stuff
Brothers Islands

Brothers Islands Reopens to Dive Boats

The Egyptian Red Sea’s Brothers Islands have reopened after four shark-bite incidents. A statement released by CDWS (Chamber of Diving and Watersports) has confirmed new rules for liveaboard operators to follow.
by LiveAboard.com
E. M. Clark

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: E.M. Clark

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we’ll visit the E. M. Clark.
by Guest Author
ocean conservation

Easy Ways to Take Part in Ocean Conservation

Ocean conservation is more important now than ever. Read on to find out how you can help protect the waters you love.
by Guest Author
scuba diving in Aqaba

Scuba Diving in Aqaba

A visit to the Red Sea is at the top of many divers’ bucket lists, and rightfully so. Scuba diving in Aqaba, Jordan, fulfills all your fantasies of warm water and fascinating culture.
by Shelley Collett