Need help putting your holiday wish list down on paper? Just print your wish list (PDF), check off your favorite items, make a few copies and hand them out to your family, friends and dive buddies. You can even fill in the name of your favorite PADI Dive Center or Resort where your family or friends can go for advice, purchase equipment and find even more gifts for you!
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The clock’s ticking for vanishing shark species. Project AWARE is looking for 100 Finathon™ champions to join the race to protect them. If you’re FINatical about sharks, join the Finathon today and fundraise for their protection. How many people can you get swimming to end finning? What is the Finathon™? Like a walkathon, fun run or marathon – the Finathon is a great way to bring the community together, raise awareness and challenge funds to support this unique cause. You can help Project AWARE:
In a matter of days, officials from countries around the world will have a historic opportunity to protect a record number of sharks and rays – including oceanic whitetip sharks, hammerheads and manta rays – from the unsustainable international trade that threatens their survival.
Last November, numerous PADI Instructors, Divers and PADI Facebook Fans voted for their favorites in the 2013 PADI Diving Society Member Card Contest. The winner is...
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a PADI Divemaster? Denea Buckingham talks about why she loves her job. Read more here…
New research reveals alarming declines in catch rates for blue, mako, and oceanic whitetip sharks, as well as declining average sizes of oceanic whitetip and silky sharks.
The wait is over! ScubaEarth is now open, so escape, explore and experience everything this all-inclusive scuba diving site has to offer.
September's Debris Month of Action saw thousands of divers across the world gear up and dive in to remove dangerous rubbish, nets, fishing traps and household waste from our ocean. On the island of Phuket, Thailand, new records in the fight against debris were smashed on 30th September. Over 650 AWARE divers and beach cleaners took part in the biggest Dive Against Debris event in the world with PADI dive centers working together as part of a recently formed group called Go Eco Phuket.
PADI Diving Society member and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Maj. Joshua Vance found a way to mix his love for the underwater world, his enthusiasm for history, and a career as a pilot for the Marines into a quest to recover a historical World War II plane. Read why Vance became a PADI Pro and how it led him to search for a naval aircraft.
Project AWARE Foundation’s Ocean Action Project winners were officially announced on 5th September after supporters and the public were given the opportunity to vote for their favourite projects via Facebook.
How one young diver gives back