Caradonna Dive Adventures, Inc. has joined forces with Sea Save Foundation in a fundraising effort incorporating opportunities for anyone seeking significant savings on international travel. The 2nd Annual Sea Save Foundation Auction is under way and will end on Dec. 18, 2012.
The last thing you want to think about as you’re about to begin a dive is what you’d do if you or your buddy should suffer a sea urchin puncture. But it’s wise to have an emergency plan. Read more here …
PALAU, Nov. 9, 2012 -- Worldwide Dive and Sail, along with Sam’s Tours Palau, has launched their new liveaboard S/Y Palau Siren. This latest luxury yacht was built in Sulawesi, Indonesia. With the building overseen by WWDS owner and longtime diver Frank Van Der Linde, she is sure to be their greatest vessel yet!
Dehydration during diving isn’t just unpleasant, it can be downright dangerous. How can you avoid becoming dehydrated, which could put an early end to an amazing diving adventure, and learn to recognise the symptoms?
We’re inching toward our goal of 100,000 signatures by June 8th, World Ocean Day. But urgent political action to protect sharks is still needed - now more than ever. Your shark signatures are already on the move. Just days ago, we met with the Head of the Species Conservation Unit in Australia, and the International Policy Advisor for the U.S. Office of International Affairs, to talk about shark protection and share Project AWARE’s “Give Shark a Fighting Chance” petition campaign.
Calling all photographers - amateurs, professionals and students alike! Share your photos and enter the PADI Diving Society 2012 Member Card Photo Contest. Submit your best underwater or dive lifestyle photos by September 22, 2011 and your image may wind up in the hands of more than 180,000 Society members worldwide.
Put ocean protection on the Earth Day map this April! The time is now to put ocean protection on the Earth Day map this April 22nd. Here’s how to get started: 1. Volunteer. Choose from hundreds of global Dive for Earth Day activities on the volunteer map.
Divers like you are doing things large and small to protect the underwater environments you care about. Why not share what you’re doing and enter the Sea the Change online video contest? Grab your video camera and upload a short clip about the aquatic life you love and how you're making a difference.
Divers are getting serious about shark protection. You can help fight finning and other serious threats before it’s too late. Support the goal to reach 100,000 shark petition signatures by World Ocean Day, June 8th and help gain the attention of policymakers worldwide. 1. Sign the petition.2. Spread the word. Tell your friends, tell your dive buddies.
Now you can download the PADI App for your iPhone or Android phone and locate any PADI Dive Center or Resort in the world. Search by city and state, zip code, country or use your current location. View results on a map or in a list format starting with the one closest to you. Select the phone number and immediately contact the store with the touch of your finger. Or, view the more details option to find out the store’s address/location, email address or if it’s a PADI Five Star Dive Center or Resort.
Start the Year Refreshed Been a while since your last dive? Take Scuba Tune-up Online. Scuba Tune-up Online is intended for divers who have been out of practice for a while and would like to brush up on their dive knowledge. How does it work? Take the knowledge development portion of the course online then head to your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to refresh your pool skills.