The 20 Coolest Macro Creatures in the Ocean BY BROOKE MORTON SEPTEMBER 28, 2016   In the big, blue ocean, oftentimes it’s the little things that capture a diver’s fascination — here…

Diving Fundamentals: Keep Your Mask On

Although it’s often the first piece of gear to come off at the end of the dive, here’s a case for keeping your mask on. Their scuba mask is usually…

Diving from a 4000-berth liveaboard

Diving from a 4000-berth liveaboard 27 January 2017 Royal Caribbean International says it has become the first cruise line to provide onboard PADI 5* dive-centres for its guests. Guests will…

Scuba Diving FAQs

Scuba Diving FAQs September 6, 2016   iStockphoto Thinking about trying scuba diving? We answer some pressing FAQs. Thinking about taking the plunge and pursuing a scuba diving certification? We…

PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

27 January, 2017 at 5:27 am PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications Posted by Tara Bradley Connell 25 millionth certification winner, Sarah Gleeson   On 29 December 2016, in…

Diving and disappointment

Diving and disappointment It’s finally happened…After 20 years of glorious diving and a few hundred dives under my belt I’ve come back from a liveaboard feeling disappointed. I’m even rather…

New Year, New Career – Becoming a PADI Divemaster

19 January, 2017 at 4:15 pm New Year, New Career – Becoming a PADI Divemaster Posted by Sarah Wormald Are you questioning your next certification level? Are you asking what happens…

Five Fears That Stop People from Scuba Diving

We’ve all heard people say they’re too afraid to try diving for a variety of reasons — claustrophobia, sharks, drowning — and maybe we felt that way too before we…

11 facts about blue whales, the largest animals ever known to live on Earth

11 facts about blue whales, the largest animals ever known to live on Earth Melissa Breyer (@MelissaBreyer)Science / AnimalsJanuary 6, 2017 http://bit.ly/2jQkeL911-facts-about-blue-whales-largest-animals-ever-known-earth.html” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Share on Facebook CC BY 2.0 filckker photosFlickr So colossal are…

Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem

Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem Tiny particles, bags, bottles: When plastic lands in the ocean, it harms wildlife and the environment. But how much plastic does end…