Send in your Photos! To be effective in our mission to protect sharks (and rays) we need amazing photos and videos that help us to tell their story and inspire others to become shark supporters. Do you have any photos or videos that you would like to donate to Support Our Sharks? You will be given full credit if and when we use your material and in doing so you will be helping us to protect these amazing animals. What about all of those holiday snaps that never get looked at? Now you …read more here!
AHMED GABR Ahmed, a TDI Instructor Trainer and a highly experienced scuba diver, is attempting this year to break the world record currently held by South African diver, Nuno Gomes. Ahmed was an officer with the Egyptian Military, having graduated from the Military Academy in ’94. He continued his career by joining the Special Forces, the Egyptian Rangers and eventually earned a scholarship to the USA Combat Diver Course. After beginning his diving career in ’94 at the …read more here!
Insta-win yourself a holiday on the Southern Great Barrier Reef! If you want my advice, the best place to explore the Great Barrier Reef is one its southern reaches. And if you’re QUICK – you could win yourself a holiday there! Stretching from just north or Rockhampton down to Bundaberg, the Southern Great Barrier Reef is home to two of my favorite places on Earth: Heron Island and Lady Elliot Island. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort is the Reef’s southern-most island and its famous …read more here!
Launching Pana Divers as a Poseidon Rebreather Center By James Roberton Introduction Arriving in Guatemala, I was greeted like an old friend by Leo, the driver sent by my hosts, Pana Divers. The fact that I’d neither been to Guatemala nor met Leo before was entirely irrelevant to the warmth of the welcome he gave me. That warmth, generosity and joy of living of the Guatemalan people were an ongoing theme for what was rapidly becoming an amazing adventure! Pana Divers is based in Guatemala, …read more here!
The Incredible Madison Stewart Madison Stewart has launched a new video outlining what her life means, what she strives for and what she wants to see changed in this world. Times and ways are about to change and it is largely due to her efforts on promoting and fighting for the rights of sharks. Her message is strong, it is passionate and it comes with a warning. If you agree with her views, then follow her on Shark Girl. Written by Madison Stewart Shark Girl http://www.madisonstewart.com.au/ …read more here!
Hi Guys I (Dr Dirk Schmidt) am running a Tee-shirt campaign to help fund a WS research programs (Shark Research Committee). we need to sell a minimum of 50 T’s to make this campaign work and to make it feasible and to be able to donate at-least $200, they come in all sizes – ALL PROFITS GO TO THE SHARK PROGRAM. Thank you all for your interest, passion and fascination for this species. Purchase a tee here for $29.95 USD: Blogger Details: Dr. …read more here!
Cuttlefish Hunting – The Executioner On a night dive in the Philippines, a little friend decided to join me. This cuttlefish and I hung out together on a night dive for over 45 minutes. It used my lights to hunt. And hunt it did. Probably having the biggest meal of its life. He missed a lot, but was also very successful, between shrimp and fish. He was one satisfied cuttlefish. Filmed in Anilao Philippines Canon 5d Mark II and a 100mm Macro lens. Being completely hand held made this very …read more here!
Octopuses of The Night The Octopus is a fascinating animal. They are incredibly intelligent and have very short life spans. This video shows some footage of these wonderful creatures I shot on some night dives in the Philippines. I hope you enjoy! All Underwater Video Copyright © Dustin Adamson/Oceanshutter.com. All Rights Reserved Music by – Akoviani – Just You Contributed by: Dustin Adamson …read more here!
When DivingSpecials.com launched, it was the result of sheer passion for diving and the drive to connect scuba divers with the most exciting dive destinations on this planet. The idea evolved to an online platform offering the hottest specials for dive trips, weekend activities and equipment. Sarah, who is a passionate scuba diver herself, was constantly looking for new dive spots, while working in Corporate and Investment Banking in Munich: “The period after a dive trip was only …read more here!
Scuba Path – Episode 6 – Dan Smith Dan Smith is currently employed as a Fisheries Technician at Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation. He recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University in FL with MS in Marine Biology. We talk about his journey through the educational process and his loads of experience gained by putting himself out there for volunteer work. We also talk about his role at The Manta Network as researcher and social media manager and get some wonderful advice from …read more here!