Following the success of the inaugural Utila Dive Festival on August 2012, the dive operators of Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras are organizing the 2nd Utila Dive Festival, promoting Utila as a destination for scuba diving activities and training as well as the islands lifestyle and culture.
If you do just one thing today, how about sending CITES Leaders a clear message urging them to vote YES for sharks and rays at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP16) to CITES to be held March 3-14, 2013 in Bangkok Thailand?
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.
By tearing down the artificial barriers of age and sex and successfully distancing itself from the military-style teaching methods of yesteryear, recreational diving has achieved a skyrocketing participation rate. But in the shadow of this growing popularity it’s sometimes easy to forget that diving is a physically demanding activity; one that requires minimum standards of health and fitness.
PADI Diving Society heads to Curaçao July 2 9 2011, for a new, exciting,
week-long dive adventure. Join Teams Red, White, Blue, Yellow and Purple at
Lions Dive and with Ocean Encounters as we discover Curaçao.
Have you been trying to get your friends and family to discover the
excitement of scuba diving? Well here's the perfect opportunity - the last
Discover Scuba Diving events of 2010 are occurring 2 - 3 October, so don't
miss out on the fun.
This summer we asked for your help selecting the images for our new PADI
Limited Edition Certification Cards. Your votes have been counted and we've
included the top three choices as our latest series of collector's cards,
The competition is heating up as divers vie for the top prizes in the 2010
"I'm a PADI Pro for the Love of It" Testimonial Contest, which ends on 30
September, 2010. And, with twenty five prizes up for grabs including
PADI-branded iPod Nanos® and Go PRO Challenge Winner's Circle Jackets, you
don't want to miss out on the contest!
PADI has just released Rescue Diver Online via PADI eLearning®. Now all the
core courses are available online: Open Water Diver Course, Advanced Open
Water Diver Course and now the Rescue Diver Course.
PADI Travel Network (PTN) has contracted PADI Five Star National Geographic
Dive Center Sam's Tours and the Palau Royal Resort to host this special
Society event. This is pretty much an all-inclusive event, so let PTN, PADI
Diving Society and Sam's Tours staff take care of all the logistics while
you sit back, relax and dive!
Calling all photographers - amateurs, professionals and students alike!
Submit your best underwater or dive lifestyle photo in PADI Diving Society's
2011 Member Card Photo Contest and your image could be on the next card.
Photos must be submitted by 22 September 2010.