Category: Resources

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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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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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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Fun stuff News Resources

Scuba Confidential Podcast

Scuba Confidential, a new U.K.-based podcast, discusses everything from marine conservation to the importance of dive briefings.

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New stuff
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Buying Your First Scuba Diving BCD

You’ve taken the plunge (pun intended) and learned to dive, now it’s time to get your own equipment. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying your first scuba diving BCD.
by Torben Lonne
Diving British Columbia

A Survival Guide to Diving British Columbia

The water is cold but usually clear and filled with life when diving British Columbia. Here are some tips to make the experience even more enjoyable.
by Robert Osborne
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Buying Your First Scuba Diving Mask

There are lots of options when it comes to selecting your first scuba diving mask. Here’s a guide to help you with the process.
by Torben Lonne
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Conservation in Lockdown: Sydney’s Seahorse Guardian

While Sydney was under COVID-19 lockdown, a group of aquarium-bred White’s seahorses was released into Sydney’s harbor.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith