Would you run a marathon...in scuba gear? Fill a neighbor’s yard with flamingos? Dedicate your life to helping amputees in developing countries? Of course you would, you’re a scuba diver. We frequently receive messages from PADI® Divers and Pros doing charitable work for causes they care deeply about. Although we can’t support them all, we...
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Part of the Great Barrier Reef, Heron Island is a coral cay approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) off the coast of Gladstone in Queensland, Australia. This tiny island has a total land area of only about 16 hectares (40 acres) - but since it's surrounded on all sides by some of the world's most remarkable...
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Sometimes we dive to escape the noise of daily living, but divers are anything but disconnected from life. We are simply looking for something deeper, and we find that depth in scuba diving. In the connection with ourselves, other people, or the creatures we share this planet with: under the surface we connect. We build connection to the...
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The Republic of Palau, a Pacific archipelago of more than 200 islands, is a bucket list destination for most divers who know about it. A scenically unrivalled place straight out of a Robinson Crusoe (fictional) adventure, it’s not only home to diverse and enthralling dive sites, but plenty of waterfalls and emerald forests to explore...
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World Oceans Day is an internationally recognized day held annually on June 8th across the globe. The purpose of this day is to not only celebrate our oceans and their inhabitants, but to also spread awareness about ocean preservation. As divers, we’re unfortunately able to see firsthand the devastating effects that our actions are having...
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Written by guest blogger Neil George of Adventure divers, Spain The Provence of Murcia is Spain’s best kept secret for scuba diving and all types of water sports such as snorkeling, sailing, kite surfing, stand up paddle boarding, power boating, Jet Ski riding and more… The Costa Cálida, which translates to 'warm coast' due to its micro climate...
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