We are pleased to announce our Sea Shepherd Social Event in London Ontario. This will be held at Plant Matter Kitchen. Tickets will be available for sale shortly; we will keep you posted as to when you will be able to purchase one.
Author Kathy Dowsett
He was still floating on cloud nine, reminiscing about his scuba excursion the day before; we were vacationing in Jamaica, to attend our best friends’ wedding. His dive had been “freaking” awesome, as a pod of dolphins had swam beside him, and two of them were just babies. He was over the moon. I was not yet a diver, so I had not had the opportunity to share in that experience.
The warmer temperatures experienced in the Arctic as climate change progresses lead to a greater release of methane when the permafrost melts. But methane is also being released when ice in thousands of lakes in the north melts in the spring and frozen methane bubbles are released.
World Water Day is a constant that always is celebrated on March 22. The changeable factor is the theme. This year’s theme asks “Why waste water?” It’s about reducing our use of water and reusing wastewater. The thrust is to cut in half the amount of untreated wastewater and increase water recycling where it can be used safely.
Canadian Working Divers Institute has moved to a superior campus located at Chapleau Lodge on Borden Lake near Chapleau, Ontario.
Expert technical diver, writer, photographer and filmmaker Jill Heinerth receives Canada’s Polar Medal March 9 in a ceremony in London, Ontario. It is awarded to a Canadian who renders extraordinary service in the polar regions, creates better understanding of our northern communities and people, and participates in exploration, scientific research and security of our northern sovereignty.
A private member’s bill that would ban the importation of shark fins to Canada is being presented again by Coquitlam British Columbia MP Fin Donnelly. Private member’s bills are rarely adopted but advocates for the legislation are encouraged by the fact that an attempt in 2013 failed passing second reading by just five votes. Donnelly is an advocate for oceans.
If you’re interested in the history of diving, this is a great book full of information right from the mouth of those who are pioneers and innovators of the recreational and commercial diving world.
Welcome to Explorer Diving and discover some of the best fresh water diving in the world beneath the surface of the upper St. Lawrence River and Eastern Lake Ontario. This region offers a variety of diving environments and is home to some of the world’s best preserved shipwrecks, dating from the 17th century.
Owner and operator, Gim Gheorghe, knows first-hand how divers feel about their life-support equipment. Before founding Abyss Diving Suits 25 years ago, Gim worked as a commercial diver in Canada and Eastern Europe and had served on the Romanian Navy’s underwater team. Those whose livelihoods depend on reliable, well-crafted gear appreciate good-quality exposure suits.