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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
Surf and Dive Locations
Travel

Five Top Surf and Dive Locations

Some divers choose combination vacations to satisfy their better half; some are multi-sport enthusiasts. Whatever the reason, here are five top surf and dive locations where you can enjoy both the underwater world and some sweet waves.

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Coral Triangle
Conservation

Conservation Spotlight: The Coral Triangle Center (CTC)

Marine conservation organization the Coral Triangle Center is working to preserve the area’s incredibly rich biodiversity.

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feather stars
Marine Species

Marine Species: Feather Stars     

Feather stars (also commonly known are crinoids) are part of the landscape on many reefs. Often mistaken for corals, they are also home to interesting marine life.

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Mimic Octopus
Marine Species

Marine Species: The Mimic Octopus

The mimic octopus is one of the most famous cephalopods in the sea, known for its ability to impersonate other species.

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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