Category: Stories

PT Hirschfield
Stories

Dive Profile: PT Hirschfield

Diver and underwater photographer PT Hirschfield is facing an incurable cancer diagnosis, but what she’s done — and is doing — with her time should inspire all divers.

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Scuba Dive
History New to Scuba Stories

Why We Scuba Dive

The reasons why we scuba dive are as unique as the people who enjoy the sport, but researchers have found that long-term well-being is a result of regular diving.

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Ocean Ramsey
Conservation Freediving Stories

Women in Diving: Ocean Ramsey

Our new series focusing on the achievements of women in diving starts with Ocean Ramsey, marine advocate.

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Galapagos Islands
Dive Locations Liveaboards Stories Travel

The Greatest Hits of the Galapagos Islands

Diving in the Galapagos Islands is nothing short of spectacular and a 10-day trip on board Galapagos Master can make a once-in-a-lifetime visit a reality.

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New stuff
Shark Feeding Dives

The PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty

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

Introduction to Meandering Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Meandering corals are often called brain corals because they form round colonies resembling brains. Learn how to tell them apart with our guide here.
by Nicole Helgason
Mexico scuba diving

The Best Scuba Diving in Mexico

We know it’s a broad category, with such a diverse range of animals and geography, but here are our picks for some of the best scuba diving in Mexico.
by Juanita Pienaar
manta bommie

Diving Manta Bommie in Brisbane

Mantas: the Maldives, Komodo, Bali, Raja Ampat…and Brisbane? That’s right, you can see mantas just offshore from Brisbane at a fantastic site called Manta Bommie.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith