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Laughs and laughs with the pussy divers
Richcoast - 4 days 15 hours ago.
Diving is a vacation for most people. I am mean, working in the dive industry is basically a vacation as well, am I right instructors? Here in Costa Rica we are located in one of the favorite travel destinations which, lucky for us is growing into a dive destination as well. Costa Rica has so much […]...
Investigating the Submerged Victim: Underwater Forensics
ChrisDuboisCharles - 6 days 14 hours ago.
PRESENTED BY: Mack S. House Jr. Chris Dubois-Charles Shane McClung Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists International & WAWFE csidti.org & wawfe.org September 25th & 26th, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn 4075 SW 33PL, Gainsville, Florida 32608 ________________________________________________________________________________ Multi State Approved for Continuing Education Points Registration must be made by September 18th Open to the Public ~ must be 18 years of age or older Conference Contacts: Chri...
Women Divers in the Yucatan! Amazing. Women Divers in the Yucatan! Amazing.
tammer - 6 days 17 hours ago.
travelswithtam.com/amazing-women-wednesday-citizen-sc...ists-in-the-yucatan/...
DON’T LITTER. DON’T LITTER.
LiveBait - 12 days 12 hours ago.
WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE. While on a research project in Costa Rica, Nathan J. Robinson removed a 10 cm (4 in) plastic straw that was entirely embedded into the nostril of an olive ridley sea turtle. Lamentably, this is a consequence of the world of single-use, non-biodegradable plastic that we currently live in....
The meaning of a Divemaster Internship
Richcoast - 16 days 14 hours ago.
Going Pro and taking the next step on the PADI ladder is a dream for many.  Now it so happens that the dive industry gives many opportunities to grow, even if you do not have piles of cash.  There are many types of internships available.  Now this does not mean you get your Divemaster for […]...
Diving Update And Conditions Report
PSD - 20 days 23 hours ago.
I haven’t been diving since May, for various reasons. I came back from my secret trip to Iowa with a cold from hell, but tried to get back in the water two weeks ago. I geared up with Kenny and some 16 year old chick and made it all the way down to the cove […]...
Scuba diving becomes royal affair
JudiHope - 21 days 11 hours ago.
The sport of scuba diving has taken on a much 'deeper' meaning these days. It was splashed on the internet and all across the tabloids this past week that PADI ,(Professional Association of Diving Instructors), has awarded......
Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation! Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation!
tammer - 27 days 15 hours ago.
travelswithtam.com/citizen-science-with-marine-megafauna-foundation/ 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!...
Water sports for Wounded Warriors
JudiHope - 28 days 15 hours ago.
This coming November, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, better known as DEMA, holds its annual trade show, for the dive industry, in Orlando, Florida. One of the largest trade shows of its kind, the DEMA Show......
Puffer fish blowing up as a defense mechanism
Richcoast - 29 days 11 hours ago.
Yesterday I noticed a disturbing photo on Facebook and judging by the comments I believe these people had no clue what they had done. Other people were commenting on how cool this was as well, so I am going to try and explain the behavior of a puffer fish blowing up. We already did a […]...
Diving highlights July 28th
Scubabunnycr - 7/29/2015 12:13 AM
Scuba diving highlights from today. I love the big and the small, the pinktail triggersih I think is definitely one of my faves!...
A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question
Scubabunnycr - 7/27/2015 11:23 PM
So after a recent discussion with some PADI Divemaster candidates I was inspired to write an article about "why it is good" to become a Divemaster and why, in my humble opinion, it is a bad idea to complete your divemaster training. Not that it is a bad thing per se, more that there are some good reasons to complete the training and there are some bad reasons. So let’s start with what we know about the course for starters and what it entails. The PADI Divemaster program is designed to train you ...
Shore Diving in Bonaire - is it that easy?
kerrycorcoran - 7/27/2015 4:12 PM
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 - 7/27/2015 10:34 AM
A review by Travels with Tam on the Ultimate Dive Experience at Occidental Allegro in Cozumel! travelswithtam.com/the-ultimate-dive-experience-part-one/...
LIMPIA’s labor of love for the ocean
JudiHope - 7/26/2015 11:51 PM
LIMPIA has two specific meanings that coincidentally embrace one important concept. In Spanish, the word means 'clean'. To the residents of the upper Northeast region of the United States, the word stands for Long Island Marine......
My Ocean Challenge
Richcoast - 7/23/2015 6:22 PM
Last week we organized a big event called JAWESOME. It was a great success and thanks to many donations for our raffle tickets, big sale of T-shirts plus food and drinks at Zi lounge we raised a total of $1800 to donate to Project Aware to help them to safe our sharks.Zi lounge did a great job […]...
Non-Diving Report And Other Things
PSD - 7/21/2015 1:01 AM
I really wanted to get back in the water Sunday. Even though it rained the previous day, the swell maps made it look calm and the sun was out. Well, I was the ONLY diver who showed up at Terranea Resort, and I quickly discovered why… The water was pretty green and foamy with some […]...
PADI celebrates women’s dive day
JudiHope - 7/16/2015 3:57 AM
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 - 7/15/2015 10:28 AM
I love the tiny stuff! Check it out! travelswithtam.com/macro-thrills-in-cozumel/...
Dive Around the Clock
Mako13 - 7/15/2015 8:46 AM
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...