Guest article written by Peter McLeod Scouts Australia provides an opportunity for young people to get out doors and experience a wide range of activities from which they can choose to seek fun, excitement and adventure.  Recently the adventures offered by Scouts has expanded to include scuba diving as part of offering a wider array...
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Born to dive but forced to work? Below are some of the top career options for scuba divers. Most, but not all, require a Divemaster or Instructor scuba certification. Become a PADI® Professional, and you’ll always have a “Plan B.”  #1 Dive Guide or Dive Instructor A PADI Divemaster or Instructor certification is one of...
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Made up of thousands of islands, with a coastline that stretches more than 34,000 kilometers (21,000 miles), Japan is home to an incredible array of different landscapes, both above and below the surface. The vast distance between the northernmost and southernmost islands of Japan provides a variety of spectacular diving options - from ice floes...
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Some divers travel thousands of miles to complete instructor training in a resort destination, but divers in North America have plenty of great options closer to home. When choosing where to do your PADI® Instructor Development Course (IDC), there are a few things to consider:  What is your dream scuba diving job? If you’re...
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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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Dr. Sylvia Earle and her team at Mission Blue have just announced a new Hope Spot - a haven for white sharks - off of Western Australia's Southern coastline. Hope Spots are unique parts of the ocean that are critical to the health of our blue planet, and Mission Blue is focused on igniting public...
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