Mention the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a vortex of trash collected from an ocean gyre in the central North Pacific, and it brings up a lot of emotions. Especially for divers.   What some people don’t know, is that there isn’t just one garbage patch of plastic, there are five. A few other facts: •   ...
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Introducing the PADI 'How To' series featuring helpful tips as you discover the underwater world. If you've just started the PADI Open Water Diver course, or simply haven't been in the water for some time, we've got you covered with a full visual breakdown on how to perfect these skills so you feel the most...
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PADI AmbassaDiver Cassiopea Carrier Doneys has been in harmony with the ocean since she was a newborn. When she was just one week old, her parents took her to the beach near their home in Trancoso, Brazil. And she’s been in love with the sea ever since.  “It’s always been the story my parents...
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All images taken by Sarah Wormald Indonesia is regarded by many as home to the best scuba diving in the world, but with over 17,000 islands to choose from it can be tough to narrow down which region to visit. One of the strangest looking land masses, and the fourth largest island, in the Indonesian...
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Bali is a popular destination for all kinds of travelers. Families, solo travelers, adventure enthusiasts and divers all flock to this beautiful island to explore what she has to offer. For those of us that prefer our adventures under the sea, it’s easy to end up spending most of our time meeting mantas around Nusa...
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Every time you answer the question, “aren’t you afraid of sharks?” or “is that a drinking straw in your bag?” you are a voice for our oceans and the creatures who live there. These everyday conversations help spread the word about important issues and create positive change. With that in mind, here are some eco-friendly...
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