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Dive against Debris
Richcoast - 13 days 14 hours ago.
Every year thousands of marine animals die from eating or getting tangled in marine debris or trash in the ocean. Research has shown that marine debris affects 663 marine species. Divers have a history of removing trash from the ocean but despite our best efforts the trash keeps piling up. In order to help the […]...
SCUBA Quiz! Can you identify these sea creatures? SCUBA Quiz! Can you identify these sea creatures?
Marlies-Diveoclock - 15 days 7 hours ago.
Learn to identify more fish and other marine life in a fun and easy way! Guess the names of these fish and other sea creatures!...
Sunday Diving, Lobster Prep and Dead Bodies
PSD - 16 days 3 hours ago.
It’s two months before lobster season, and I have made reservations to go on the Bottom Scratcher on Opening night. I was told it will be limited to 25 divers, and the boat will move to three different locations, unlike the fiasco in 2005 when most everyone got skunked because the boat anchored in one […]...
From Divemaster to Instructor - an interview with Course Director Camille Lemmens! From Divemaster to Instructor - an interview with Course Director Camille Lemmens!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 16 days 7 hours ago.
A teachers perspective on IDC’s, good & bad students, the hardest part and hilarious moments!...
10 reasons why you should keep logging your dives! 10 reasons why you should keep logging your dives!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 16 days 7 hours ago.
If you are thinking about buying a (new) logbook, creating your own or even if you are considering to stop logging your dives - read this first!...
Diving at BAT islands
Richcoast - 24 days 13 hours ago.
find out about Bat islands in Costa Rica. Dive with the bull sharks....
SCUBA Quiz: How much weight do you need? SCUBA Quiz: How much weight do you need?
Marlies-Diveoclock - 27 days 7 hours ago.
The right amount of lead on your weight-belt is important to dive comfortably. What variables influence the amount of weight you need? Can you name at least three?...
How to VIP (visually inspect) a scuba tank
Scubabunnycr - 7/15/2016 10:29 PM
One of the really important skills that will make you stand out in the dive industry. Actually being qualified to service tanks. You can notch it up there with equipment maintenance as well....
Back into the waters of Manuel Antonio - Life of a scuba instrutcor Back into the waters of Manuel Antonio - Life of a scuba instrutcor
Scubabunnycr - 7/12/2016 6:39 PM
Happy Open Water DiversIt’s been a while, but after about 10 months of not going deeper than 5 ft I was back in the water and teaching some open waters. For those of you that don’t know me I was out on maternity leave. Had a little girl and am very happy....but I digress. With the evolvement of the open water program over the past couple of years I was excited to put everything I had been teaching into a real application and get going with it. So my first two open water divers, since my land con...
We Are Back In Business! Diving Again After El Nino!
PSD - 7/11/2016 12:06 AM
Holy crap! Writing this post, I just realized I haven’t been diving at all this year! I am now ashamed, but beach diving conditions have sucked that much, and I haven’t been able to get on a boat either. I woke up, checked the swell map, and could not come up with an excuse to […]...
Project Aware campaign launches during Shark Week
JudiHope - 7/01/2016 1:49 AM
These creatures of the sea intimidate, dominate and install fear in humans, but, the shark is really not as ominous as it is made out to be. The week of June 26, 2016, has been deemed 'Shark Week'......
SCUBA Quiz! What is a SPG? SCUBA Quiz! What is a SPG?
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/30/2016 11:55 PM
SCUBA Quiz question #3! - You think you know something about SCUBA diving?! Test your knowledge here and impress your friends!...
Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel! Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel!
tammer - 6/16/2016 9:46 PM
Check out my latest trip to Cozumel! travelswithtam.com/fab-photos-friday-cozumel/...
How to compare different dive destinations! How to compare different dive destinations!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/15/2016 11:55 PM
When you are choosing a dive destination it can be quite a challenge to get comparable information about the dive sites. Of course all diving centers show you their most amazing pictures and what you can see underwater - and who wouldn’t? Manta rays and whale sharks are covering up many flyers and websites, but how big is your change of an encounter?...
SCUBA Diving! SCUBA Diving!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/15/2016 11:55 PM
The feeling of being weightless underwater, the numerous wildlife encounters, the amazing colors and the thrill of treasure hunting for a creature you have never seen before......
The plight of Florida’s coral reefs
JudiHope - 6/11/2016 2:21 PM
Save the Ocean activists are speaking out in response to a massive dredging project that has the probability to damage the only coral reef system in the United States and located in South Florida. The next step is to take......
Wave for change on World Oceans Day
JudiHope - 6/09/2016 1:55 AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2016, is World Oceans Day. Our oceans have deep meaning to each and every one of us. They provides inspiration, relaxation, exploration and adventure, but most of all, they symbolize the common denominator of life itself.&......
Go wild for life and save our oceans
JudiHope - 6/06/2016 3:35 AM
What did you happen to do for World Environment Day? June 5th is the day when each of us does something positive to take care of the earth. As a scuba diver or a snorkeler or just a water enthusiast......
Coral health care in Jamaica! Coral health care in Jamaica!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/05/2016 11:55 PM
For World Oceans Day 2016 Dive o’clock partnered up with INTASAVE Oceans to explain you all about coral nurseries and coral health care in Jamaica! Learn more about how to adapt to the effects of climate change! Think global - act local!...
10 Snorkeling tips for your summer holiday! 10 Snorkeling tips for your summer holiday!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/05/2016 11:55 PM
Have you planned a summer holiday? Are you thinking of going snorkeling? Check out these 10 snorkeling tips to have an awesome time in the water!...