Science, technology, engineering and math are the STEMs that blossom into new discoveries that transform our lives. The Earth needs passionate scientists and engineers who can create a better future for the creatures who call this ocean planet home. Unfortunately, science and math are boring topics for many kids. Theoretical concepts don’t offer the same...
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We caught up with coral biologist Megan Clampitt, currently working in the Maldives on coral restoration, to find out how scuba diving was instrumental in her career path... Can you tell us a little bit about your job now? I currently work as the Coral Biologist at Velaa Private Island.  In my role, I oversee...
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Coral restoration is a hot topic and we're all aware our oceans are in need of help. But what exactly does a coral restoration project entail, and how does it work? Coral biologist, Megan Clampitt took the time to explain how the Velaa Private Island Coral Restoration project she's involved with in the Maldives works......
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Far out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies Pohnpei - a charming, naturally-rugged island that no one you've met has ever visited, or perhaps even heard of. But why? Pohnpei, a paradise island deep in the Pacific The myth of Pohnpei's creation goes like this: One day, God created a tropical island just...
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Some of PADI's youngest and newest pros are already making giant strides in the worlds of conservation and diving. Chloe Mei Espinosa – California Chloe Mei Espinosa has been keeping our beaches clean for as long as she can remember. And she's been diving almost as long. She went to Kids Sea Camp, where she...
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These days you hear “never stop learning” so much it’s practically a cliché, but for good reason. Today technologies and methodologies evolve rapidly so that more than at any time in history, continuous education is crucial to staying informed and relevant in every field. More than just keeping up, you also need it to open new opportunities...
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