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Juanita Pienaar

Juanita Pienaar

Part mermaid, part hippie, retired nomad, Juanita spent half a decade living all over Asia and Africa teaching diving and adventuring in general. She has worked as an instructor and dive center/resort manager and has a passion for traveling and showing the underwater world to new divers. She is also a yoga teacher and is fascinated by the links between yoga, meditation, diving and free diving. Follow her adventures here: www.life108.net.

Stories by Juanita
Seahorses
Marine Species

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Seahorses

There are 43 recognized species of seahorses, living in coastal regions around the world. But how much do you know about these diver favorites?

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Scuba Diving in Northern Mozambique
Dive Locations Travel

Best Scuba Diving in Northern Mozambique

The best scuba diving in northern Mozambique offers everything from excellent macro dives to encounters with mantas and whale sharks.

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Scuba Diving in Southern Mozambique
Dive Locations Travel

Best Scuba Diving in Southern Mozambique: Part II

There are so many exceptional dive sites to choose from in southern Mozambique, we’ve split them into two articles. Here’s part two.

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Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men
Health In the Water New to Scuba Stories

Are Women Better Scuba Divers Than Men?

We’re about to open a can of worms by asking: are women better scuba divers than men?

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New stuff
Pride Month

Celebrate National Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month with #PrideInTheOcean

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Pride Outside teamed up to celebrate Ocean Month and LGBT Pride Month through the #PrideInTheOcean campaign.
by Guest Author
search for the Roanoke

The Search for the Roanoke Continues

The search for the Roanoke continues off the coast of Bermuda, this time with the help of Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau.
by Guest Author
Pre-Dive Stress

Dealing with Pre-Dive Stress

From unfamiliar tasks to diving in a challenging environment, many different factors can cause pre-dive stress. Here’s how to handle it.
by Yvonne Press
Picnic for Divers

The Perfect Picnic for Divers

Surprise your buddies with the perfect picnic for divers with our top picks for a fun, scuba-themed day out of the water
by Beth McCrea