World’s Best Kelp Dives

Diving in kelp is a spectacular experience, likened to diving among the towering trees of a forest. You’ll often find kelp forests in colder and temperate waters where nutrient-rich waters, shallow bottoms and sunlight allow these giant stalks of algae to flourish. The Pacific coast of the Americas is famous for giant kelp forests, home…

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An Army of Reef Warriors Works to Save the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef has faced massive environmental threats in recent years, including two bleaching events, several tropical cyclones, years of agricultural run-off and several horrific crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks. While the locals sometimes feel helpless when it comes to battling climate change, reef warriors are prepared to get their fins wet to battle the crown-of-thorns…

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5 Ways to Care for our Oceans from the Land

As scuba divers, we have the unique opportunity to witness the beauty of our oceans. We unfortunately also know that our beloved playground is at risk. While there are many ways we can pledge to be responsible scuba divers, do you know there are also many things you can do […] The post 5 Ways…

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Dive into the Pink Announces 2018 Think Pink Photo Competition

  Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink, which supports breast cancer research and survivor support, announces its second annual Think Pink photo competition. Photographers are invited to submit their most exciting underwater images featuring the color pink, with proceeds used to support the fight against breast cancer. Prizes include a trip to Anilao, Philippines, sponsored…

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Join PADI at Scuba Show in California

Get ready for a summer of scuba diving and join PADI® staff at Scuba Show, 23-24 June 2018 in Long Beach, California. Divers of all levels will have an opportunity to visit with local and international exhibitors to learn about the latest dive gear and travel destinations. Take part in […] The post Join PADI…

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Buying Your First Regulator

  Diving — as if you needed reminding — is seriously addictive. If you’re going to be spending much time underwater, you’ll need to choose and purchase properly fitting dive gear. When it comes to buying your first regulator, you’ll want to consider several factors. Here’s our guide to picking the right one. How deep…

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5 Future Dive Sites We’d Love to See

Imagine you could create a new dive site anywhere in the world. You have an unlimited budget, and because it’s imaginary, this dive site could be created without harm to people or animals. What would you build? In today’s post, we’ll explore a few fantastical ideas for future dive destinations. […] The post 5 Future…

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Top Five South Pacific Dive Destinations

The Pacific Ocean reaches staggering depths of over 30,000 feet (10,000-plus m) and is home to between 20,000 and 30,000 islands. And boasting Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia, the South Pacific is a diver’s dream destination. The islands offer something for every diver plus glorious weather topside year-round. Landscapes are diverse and marine life ranges from…

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