Author

Thomas Gronfeldt

Writer

Thomas started diving during college and has since been diving over most of the world: Australia, Indonesia, Iceland, France, and many other places. He is a NAUI instructor and a commercial diver, and participates in environmental and archeological diving projects around the world.

Stories by Thomas
Dive Guide
New to Scuba Training

The Proper Role of a Dive Guide

The proper role of dive guides is not to keep you safe, but rather to assess the safety and suitability of the dive site and act as a tour guide.

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Scuba Diving
Freediving New to Scuba Training

Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Skin Diving, Freediving: What’s the Difference?

You have plenty of friends who don’t dive. Here’s how to explain to them the difference between scuba diving, snorkeling, skin diving and freediving.

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Scuba Diving and Old Age
Health In the Water

Scuba Diving and Old Age

Diving is perfectly safe for most of us as we get older, but there are some things to keep in mind when it comes to scuba diving and old age.

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Humpback Whale Congregation
In the Water News

Humpback Whale Congregation Mystery May Be Solved

Scientists may have solved a decades-long mystery of mass humpback congregations taking place off the coast of South Africa

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New stuff
Think Pink

Dive into the Pink Announces 2018 Think Pink Photo Competition

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink announces the second annual Think Pink photo competition.
by Press Release
Alternatives to Anchoring

Green Fins IYOR 2018 Campaign Part 2: Alternatives to Anchoring

Anchoring on a reef causes damage not only to the natural environment but also potentially to divers. Here are some alternatives to anchoring.
by Guest Author
Save the Ocean

Seven Steps You Can Take to Help Save the Ocean

Although the problems may seem insurmountable, you can help save the ocean through direct action. Here are seven steps you can take today.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
Best Kelp Dives

World’s Best Kelp Dives

Diving in kelp has been likened to diving in an underwater forest. Here are our picks for the world’s best kelp dives.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson