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Canadian diver Rob Stewart’s death in the ocean is a big blow to his family, the environmental movement and the educational impact of his marine filmmaking. Stewart died in a tragic diving accident near Key Largo, Florida on January 31. He was there to start working on his third movie. It was to be called Sharkwater: Extinction, a sequel to his acclaimed first movie known as Sharkwater.
Dive and hospitality pioneers Bob Soto and Ms. Hebe Connors (Briggs) were honored by the Cayman Islands government as early tourism heroes in a January celebration in George Town’s Heroes Square. Several hundred people were recognized as tourism contributors, but only a few were distinguished as heroes of the industry.
Mechanical engineer, Suneet Jain joined Chrysalis Entrepreneur Forum from India to smash the Guinness World Record for the longest human…
Experience the adventures of divers who have seen the surreal beauty and underwater wilderness. For those who dare and those who aspire to explore earth’s watery realm, explore this “in-depth” website to view the world-wide adventures of Deep/Quest 2 Expeditions (the Canadian-led exploration team founded in 1973). Join us as we explore the underwater world of exotic locales, including Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Puerto Rico, as well as the Canadian Great Lakes.
Aquariums have become a normal part of society, in that most of us have visited one at some point or other. The question is do they work as a good educational tool for the ocean and its creatures and do they encourage conservation? What do people take away from a visit and are aquarium’s a positive experience? Here in the UK they are a way for us all to engage with a range of tropical creatures that we might otherwise not be exposed too but does that encourage a more positive and active drive to care for them in the natural World?
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has partnered with FORCE BLUE for an upcoming fundraiser in support of the Special Operations Veterans…
Apart from my editing duties, I also work with young people in schools and decided to try and collaborate the two things I love the most. Overnight my ‘Scuba in Schools’ project was born. An enriching program/activity for young people to get involved in. Something new and different as part of the school day to help create the next generation of young divers.
An independent Service Evaluation Study by the University of Sheffield Medical School has recorded a significant improvement in the general wellbeing and mental health of military veterans who have completed the PADI Deptherapy programme.