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Diving the G-spot on Barbados! Diving the G-spot on Barbados!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 3/25/2017 2:29 PM
Barbados is the most Eastern Caribbean island, known for an amazing number of wrecks and great visibility. What you might not know it that there are some beautiful coral reefs as well, with the G-spot as one of the highlights. It is called the G-spot for a reason! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Barbados_Gspot/...
Underwater Photography with a TG-4 Underwater Photography with a TG-4
Skeptic14 - 3/18/2017 7:25 PM
Getting into underwater photography can seem daunting at first - you may visualize a lot of additional gear to lug around, handle during the dive and properly maintain between dives. However, Olympus makes a great series of cameras that allow you to dip your toes into the hobby without overwhelming yourself initially with the price tag or extra gear. One of the latest in the Tough series line, the TG-4, is a compact camera that is waterproof out of the box to 50 feet and rugged to stand up to le...
The Restoration Revolution The Restoration Revolution
FtMyersTom - 3/15/2017 6:55 PM
This article was taken from Dan AlertDiver — Q1 Winter 20 The picture is me doing some maintenance on staghorn coral nursery tree in Curacao link to article with photos or pg 18 hard copy alertdiver.com/Restoration_Revolution Gearing up for the largest coral restoration project ever in the Florida Keys For the past three decades the coral reefs of the Florida Keys have been under stress. A poisonous cocktail of high ocean temperatures, polluted runoff from coastal development, coral disease and ...
Underwater Sculptures Underwater Sculptures
aircarl - 3/05/2017 8:56 AM
Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park - the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park - and underwater museum. He is best known for installing site-specific underwater sculptures which develop into artificial coral reefs. His underwater museums appear in locations all over the world, reflecting the global concerns that affect underwater ecologies.. While the groups of sculptures can be conceptually viewed as a museum, each individual scul...
Treasure Hunting on the Connecticut River
pferreira - 3/01/2017 1:09 PM
WATCH VIDEO: Treasure Hunting on the Connecticut River The Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England region of the United States. Flowing roughly southward for 406.12 miles (653.59 km) through four U.S. states, the Connecticut rises at the U.S. border with Quebec, Canada, and discharges at Long Island Sound. Its watershed encompasses five U.S. states and one Canadian province – 11,260 square miles (29,200 km2) – via 148 tributaries, 38 of which are major rivers.Discharging at 19,...
Taking the next step: Intro to Technical Diving! Taking the next step: Intro to Technical Diving!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 3/01/2017 12:26 PM
What is your deepest dive? Going deep is not difficult, but solving problems at those depths is. Extreme diving for beginners and my first attempt with technical diving skills! diveoclock.com/blog/Intro_Tech/...
Night Diving The Great Barrier Reef Night Diving The Great Barrier Reef
joannemiller - 2/21/2017 6:19 AM
If you are looking for the perfect underwater kingdom, the Great Barrier Reef, with its teeming marine life of numerous dolphins and whales, six species of turtle, and more than 150,000 tropical fish species, is exactly what you are looking for. And a unique way to explore this underwater world of extraordinary creatures is scuba diving at night time when you get to see a completely different scenario. The Night Diving Experience: Night is the time when the reef animals, thousands in number, can...
Book cover The Spanish had the Philippines as a colony for over 500 years. Originally ruled from Spa
scubadivingnomad - 2/20/2017 7:16 PM
Book cover The Spanish had the Philippines as a colony for over 500 years. Originally ruled from Spanish Mexico, it has a blend of cultures not seen elsewhere in Asia. Today, the Philippines is a predominate Catholic country. Over 80% of the people are Catholic with another more than 10% other christian faiths. This can be seen in the week long Holy Week celebrations, the observance of All Hallows Day and the 3 month long lead up to Christmas. This small selection of churches located in the Prov...
Exploring The Best Dive Sites of Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean! Exploring The Best Dive Sites of Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/18/2017 2:42 PM
The north-western part of Curaçao offers the healthiest and dense coral cover, time to explore some of the best dive sites around here! Watamula by boat and Playa Kalki (Alice in Wonderland) by shore diving! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Curacao/...
Howard County 2017 Public Safety Diver Volunteer Recruiting Howard County 2017 Public Safety Diver Volunteer Recruiting
DiveWithFrank - 2/12/2017 6:17 PM
About this time every year I repost the announcement that the FDVFD in Clarksville, MD is actively recruiting Public Safety Divers and Surface Support Specialists (tenders) for our dive team. We are always looking for new members for the Dive Team, but I only "advertise" it once a year. The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department (out of Clarksville, MD) is actively recruiting experienced divers for the Howard County Rescue and Recovery Dive Team. The dive team is entirely volunteer and serves ...
5 Awesome Dive & Snorkel trips around the world! 5 Awesome Dive & Snorkel trips around the world!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/10/2017 2:42 PM
Are you looking for some real special dives? How about night diving without a light or helping turtles? No special certification required, just an adventurous mind! diveoclock.com/blog/Awesome_dives/...
Is PADI Worth 1 Billion Dollars?
Greg - 2/06/2017 8:05 AM
Providence Equity Partners is exploring a sale of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors that could value the company at about $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. The private equity firm is working with Deutsche Bank AG to find buyers for the Rancho Santa Margarita, California-based organization, said the people, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. A sale process is planned for the first quarter of 2017, the people said. Pro...
New Dive Experience: Fluorescent Night Diving on Bonaire! New Dive Experience: Fluorescent Night Diving on Bonaire!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/05/2017 2:42 PM
Imagine yourself diving in a psychedelic rave party underwater. Searching for fluorescent critters and mind-blowing corals! UV night diving explained + simple photography tips. diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Bonaire_Fluorescent/...
Counting fish in the name of science on Bonaire! Counting fish in the name of science on Bonaire!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/03/2017 2:42 PM
There is an ongoing underwater monitoring project in the Dutch Caribbean which you can join. The only thing you need to do is count some fish! How cool! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Bonaire_MOO/...
Snorkeling in a Mangrove forest on Bonaire! Snorkeling in a Mangrove forest on Bonaire!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/02/2017 2:42 PM
One of the things you have to do when you are on Bonaire is mangrove snorkeling. It is a perfect way to end your dive holiday. Kayak to a secluded bay to explore future marine life generations! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Bonaire_Mangrove/...
Watching the Ostracods glow on Bonaire! Watching the Ostracods glow on Bonaire!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/01/2017 2:42 PM
A few days after full moon a phenomena happens underwater in the Caribbean Sea. This is something every SCUBA diver should experience ones in his life! Read more about Ostracods and how to organize this special dive! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Bonaire_Ostracods/...
Amazing Whale Shark at Koh Chang, Thailand !!
DolphindiversKohchang - 2/01/2017 1:15 AM
Surprising visitors by found Whale shark 3 times in a couple of months at Koh Chang island. When you go out for diving what is your biggest target to see underwater world? Most of divers want to meet some exotic animals also whale shark the animal less found in this coast area…and finally we found them in a very short time. First found was around The HTMS Chang : The largest ship wreck dive site in Thailand measuring 100m in length with more than 30 meters in-depth, it become the most adventure ...
Coral Restoration Foundation CRF Coral Restoration Foundation CRF
FtMyersTom - 1/09/2017 3:53 PM
Our sport and love of the oceans has given us so much pleasure we owe it to the environment to return the favor. Due to intentional abuse of the oceans and reefs, naturally occurring weather fluctuations and diseases the reefs have suffered varying degree of damage. Reefs, to some degree, can restore themselves if the damage is not to severe. But unfortunately now in many cases it is. With our ability to destroy we have the ability help restore. This is exactly what the Coral Restoration Foundat...
Catalina Boat Dive- Thursday Dec. 29th
HousesInMotion01 - 12/18/2016 11:34 PM
Are you looking to get few dives in between the holidays? Sundiver Express has 5 spots open for Thursday, December 29th. A quick trip to Catalina with 3 boat dives in some of the most beautiful spots around. Sign up and have lots of fun on this great charter! Go to sundiverinternational.com/ , then go to "SDII or SDE Catalina Trip" to reserve your spot. It’s $125 for the charter, food and drinks, and airfills. I’m not affiliated with Sundiver, I just want to dive that day....
Churches of Pampanga Philippines Churches of Pampanga Philippines
scubadivingnomad - 12/04/2016 8:27 AM
St James the Apostle Church: Betis, Guagua Pampanga This church is considered one of the finest remaining example of a Colonial Spanish Church. The details in the ceiling paintings and the quality of the carvings behind the alter attracted the devoted and art lovers alike. Churches of Pampanga PhilippinesFrom the late 1500’s to 1898, the Philippines were a colony of Spain. The Spanish’s mandate from the Pope was to find new lands and convert the heathens to Christianity. At the time,...