More than six million pounds of marine litter is estimated to enter the ocean each year. And scuba divers are battling harmful trash from beneath the surface – especially during September’s Debris Month of Action. Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to join Project AWARE and thousands of volunteer divers globally to remove, report and prevent underwater debris. Why? Marine debris kills wildlife, destroys habitats and threatens our health and economy. And if divers don’t tackle this crisis from beneath the surface, who will?
Have you ever heard of a gal shaving her head in the name of shark protection? That’s just what Divemaster, Heather Murray did during Project AWARE’s global Finathon™ - smashing fundraising targets and raising more than $8000 to support sharks. We couldn’t be more inspired.
Whether you’re a fair-weather friend who reserves diving for tropical vacations, a deeply devoted fan who’ll dive anytime in any weather or a PADI Divemaster who lives the dive life every day, you can benefit from the PADI Dive Theory Online eLearning course.
Want to learn how to dive? It really is easier than you think to get your scuba certification. We've got 10 tips for prospective divers that are designed to allay any nervousness or fears. Still uncertain??? Email us at email@example.com if you've got more questions. We'd love to welcome you to the PADI Tribe!
Pro Dive Cairns made history in the diving industry in June when it issued its 130,000th PADI certification. A remarkable achievement to be remembered by both Pro Dive Cairns and PADI Asia Pacific (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) as a significant landmark.
For most people, diving in a dozen countries is a feat worth bragging about. But what if you hit the 100-country mark? Furthermore, what if you claimed the World Record for Scuba Diving in the Most Countries? Meet PADI Pro Karin Sinniger, who dove her way into the record books in February 2013 in India.
What's it like to be a PADI Divemaster? After getting certified two years ago, Ding Jiayan began her journey to become a Divemaster at PADI Five Star IDC Big Blue in Shanghai, China. She traveled to the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Maldives, logging scores of dives and making friends. Now she's excited about her new career!
From 15-22 February 2014, PADI Diving Society members are headed for an adventure in the Philippines to experience and explore the warm water, white sandy beaches and a rich and diverse culture and history.