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Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation! Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation!
tammer - 5 hours 22 minutes ago. An amazing Citizen Science trip with Marine Megafauna’s Ray of Hope Expeditions! This photo was taken by the Director, Dr Andrea Marshall, of me with a pregnant female whale shark!...
Shore Diving in Bonaire - is it that easy?
kerrycorcoran - 7 days 4 hours ago.
My wife and I have been diving for about 2 years now. We have dove Cozumel (multiple times) and Roatan last summer. I’m just short of 70 dives and my wife has roughly 50 dives. We’re both solid as far as knowing our gear and how to handle ourselves underwater. Thus far, all our diving has been with a Dive Master (or guide) along with us. I have read incredible stories of how awesome Bonaire is, but the wife is a bit concerned about ’shore diving alone’. We’re able to navigate, but we have never ...
Ultimate Dive Experience! Ultimate Dive Experience!
tammer - 7 days 9 hours ago.
A review by Travels with Tam on the Ultimate Dive Experience at Occidental Allegro in Cozumel!
PADI celebrates women’s dive day
JudiHope - 18 days 16 hours ago.
This coming Saturday, July 18, 2015, a new holiday is born as PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) christens the date as PADI Women's Dive Day. Women from all parts of the globe, with a love for the......
Macro Thrills in Cozumel! Macro Thrills in Cozumel!
tammer - 19 days 9 hours ago.
I love the tiny stuff! Check it out!
Dive Around the Clock
Mako13 - 19 days 11 hours ago.
Dive Around The Clock This is just some information, sorry for the short notice. Would love to see some of our local divers come out and support this great event. July 17-18, 2015 4:00PM - 4:00PM (24 Hours) Redondo Beach in Des Moines, WA $30 Registration Fee per Diver includes event shirt! The mission of Dive Around the Clock (DATC) is to bring together the scuba diving community for an annual 24-hour scuba diving relay dive-a-thon charity event with the aim of educating and raising awareness a...
Shark Week - myth or misunderstanding?
JudiHope - 25 days 17 hours ago.
We are in the midst of Shark Week 2015, a tradition first created by the Discovery Channel in 1988, for the specific purpose of raising awareness and building respect for one of the most misconceived creatures of the sea......
tammer - 27 days 11 hours ago. YOU MUST SEE THIS!...
Experience the 2015 Upper Keys Reef Crawl
JudiHope - 7/04/2015 3:57 PM
When scuba diving is in your blood, planning the next dive/dive event becomes a top priority. One of the most beautiful destinations to dive in all the world is in the Florida Keys. Beginner, intermediate and advanced divers travel......
Diving Cozumel: Casa Blanca?? Diving Cozumel: Casa Blanca??
tammer - 7/02/2015 8:18 PM
I am in Cozumel! Follow my dives and photos!
The ’must have’ accessories for a scuba-filled summer
JudiHope - 6/28/2015 4:00 PM
Steamy summer temperatures mean plenty of scuba diving and water activities to cool down quickly. Although when we think of scuba gear we think of regulators, buoyancy compensator vests, fins and masks, there are a couple of other accessories that......
Have You Ever Seen These Crazy Scuba Dive Entries? Have You Ever Seen These Crazy Scuba Dive Entries?
DiveWithMia - 6/26/2015 6:54 PM
As many of you know I was working on the Explorer Ventures scuba dive liveaboard in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2014-2015 and if you haven’t already done so (or know so), scuba liveaboards are the way to go in the world of scuba diving! The Turks and Caicos Explorer II is a 125ft vessel that hosts a maximum of 20 scuba divers on 1 week trips where they eat, sleep, and scuba dive 5 times a day. My job as both Dive Instructor and Purser on the ship was to assist divers in and out of the water ...
Thailand: A Divers Paradise
SKubaSteve - 6/23/2015 5:47 PM
Divebuddy (guest) Post by Oscar Waterworth It is a well known fact that Thailand is a great tourist attraction. Apart from great climate and welcoming people, one of the main reasons for that are perfectly clear water and incredibly rich marine life which attract visitors from all over the world, … Dive in to read more!...
True Facts : Mantis Shrimp True Facts : Mantis Shrimp
LiveBait - 6/22/2015 5:36 PM
Mantis shrimp live in the crevices of coral and rocks or in holes they make on the ocean floor. A territorial creature, it has been known to exhibit aggressive behavior toward intruders. This ferocious shrimp has hammer-like appendages that fold beneath its body, resembling a praying mantis. With a spring-like motion, it uses these little hammers to attack prey and a mantis shrimp’s hit is NO joke. With the ability to strike at the speed of a .22 caliber bullet (50 times faster than the blink of...
Freediving in Costa Rica
Richcoast - 6/17/2015 6:20 PM
Across generations and experience levels, freedivers are commonly lost for words to recount the feeling of moving effortlessly underwater in one breath. One thing they all agree on is that freediving is addictive. It’s no surprise that freediving (apnea diving or breath-hold diving) has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the world! Freediving allows […]...
Making it harder to get your gear from Point A, to Point B Making it harder to get your gear from Point A, to Point B
GoAtlantis - 6/15/2015 1:31 PM
Coming soon to an overhead bin near you..... theoretically... IATA (the International Air Transport Association) just launched a new initiative to streamline the accommodation of carry-on bags on aircraft. Differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies have made boarding a tedious process, especially since carriers began charging for the first checked bag in 2008. IATA has been working with airline members of IATA and aircraft manufacturers to determine an optimum size guideline. The particip...
Get outdoors and celebrate National Oceans Month in June
JudiHope - 6/14/2015 4:13 PM
What did you do for National Get Outdoors Day? For those who may not have realized the importance of Saturday, June 13, 2015, it was given the title of National Get Outdoors Day to promote and encourage stepping outside......
Athletes hit the Hawaiian shore for Maui Jim Oceanfest
JudiHope - 6/13/2015 6:03 PM
Athletes from all across the globe had been training long and hard leading up to the first annual Maui Jim Oceanfest which took place last weekend, June 6 and June 7, 2015. Uncertain of exactly what to expect......
Turtles take to the ocean
JudiHope - 6/11/2015 3:00 AM
Being the governor of Florida certainly has its perks. A day in the life of Florida's Governor Rick Scott can consist of a number of varied activities, all for the good of the state. Such was the......
51 Hours 20 Mins Underwater! 51 Hours 20 Mins Underwater!
LiveBait - 6/09/2015 7:57 PM
Walaa Hafez successfully completed 51 Hours and 20 Minutes underwater to break the previous open saltwater record of 51 hours and 4 minutes which was set by Amercian Allen Sherrod in 2014....