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After winning Canada’s Polar Medal in March, Jill Heinerth has followed up in April with a four-book contract. Heinerth, a well-known technical diver, filmmaker, writer and photographer will now have another vehicle to educate Canadians in conservation, exploring and increasing awareness of the planet and its challenges.
The Scuba News Canada was launched one year ago by the international and leading online diving magazine, The Scuba News. Its mandate is to serve Canadian divers by focusing on the sport in their country.
I first dived the Red Sea back in 1974 with my very good friend Harry Simmonds on a marine biological course headed by Dr.Paul Cragg (a contemporary of my good friend Prof. David Bellamy), I had a loan of a Nikonos II underwater camera with no clue whatsoever on how it worked, but Jim Wlimot, Pete Bignel and Kevin Cullimore soon set me straight! I had picked up a Nikonos guide book by Jim & Cathy Church to read on the ‘plane to Eilat and took three rolls of 35mm film on our two week trip!
While we were chatting with author Simon Pridmore the other day, conversation turned to Scuba Professional, his book for experienced divers, instructors and dive operators.
Scuba Fundamental is a unique book for people who are thinking of learning to scuba dive. It tells them what they need to know and should do BEFORE they sign up for a course. It also gives them impartial and reliable advice on important things about learning to dive that nobody ever tells prospective divers about and that they only find out much later: sometimes too late.
A new podcast series is featuring legends in the diving industry telling some of their most memorable diving experiences. The…