Author Kathy Dowsett

Kathy is the owner of Kirk Scuba Gear, a passionate Scuba Diver, Ocean Advocate and Managing Editor of The Scuba News Canada

Heinerth wins scuba award that is called equivalent to Oscars

0

The scope of Canadian diver Jill Heinerth’s contributions to the underwater world is defined by the magnitude of her work. She is a cave diver, explorer of the deep, writer, photographer  and film maker. PBS, the National Geographic channel and BBC have broadcast films that were created by Jill. The directors who have consulted her include James Cameron. She has written books and produced documentaries.

Share.

Save Ontario Shipwrecks urges divers to respect wrecks

0

Scuba divers love to explore shipwrecks. But they must do it without touching the wreck. Wooden hulls can be can be easily damaged after lying at the bottom of the St. Lawrence River. “Wood underwater for 200 years is more like sponge,” says Tom Scott, a scuba diver and a member of a volunteer organization called Save Ontario  Shipwrecks.

Share.

Women divers scholarships from the Women Divers Hall of Fame

0

Applications for scholarships and training grants for 2018 from the non-profit Women Divers Hall of Fame are now closed. This organization honours and raises awareness of the contributions of outstanding women divers. It provides educational, mentorship, financial, and career opportunities to the diving community throughout the world.

Share.
1 2 3 17