Category: Resources

dive against debris
Resources Training

Project AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialty

Most divers have probably stuffed trash into their BCD pocket on a dive. Consider the Project AWARE Dive Against Debris specialty course for more info.

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Conservation News Resources

Nine Things You Need to Know about Sunscreen and Coral Reefs

There’s a lot of news lately about sunscreen and coral reefs. But which chemicals are problematic, and how do you know which products are safe for reefs?

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Shark Feeding Dives
Conservation Resources Training

The PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty

If you’re interested in sharks, the PADI AWARE Shark Conservation specialty course might be a good fit.

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burn your new mask
In the Water Resources Training

Training Fundamentals: to Burn or Not to Burn Your New Mask

Some divers recommend that you burn your new mask to remove the protective film and alleviate fogging. But is that safe or wise?

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New stuff
tech diving and traveling

Tech diving and Traveling

Tech diving requires a significant amount of equipment and financial investment, let alone tech diving and traveling. How do tech divers find a balance when they want to hit the road?
by Yvonne Press
Paralenz Vaquita

New Paralenz Vaquita Turns Regular Divers into Citizen Scientists

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Pantanal

Diving Bonito and the Pantanal

Diving the Pantanal in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul offers visitors the chance to see not only anacondas, but also a wild array of marine life.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
southern channel islands kelp forest

Diving the Southern Channel Islands Kelp Forests

Excerpt: The southern Channel Islands kelp forests in California are a playground for divers. Here’s what you need to know to dip under the waves.
by Rebecca Strauss