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Ocean Temperature is Rising

When the ocean temperature rises, it affects the entire planet. The ocean is essentially the thermostat of the earth, and lately, we have been cranking up the heat. If it weren’t for the ocean absorbing all this heat we’d all likely be dead or burning to death in a worldwide desert.

Fix Foggy Goggle Problems, Forever

Ever went diving and had to continuously put water in your mask to swish around, just so you could clear all the fog out. Only for that fog to come back 2 minutes later so you could repeat the process. And you are diving for 45 minutes so eventually, you just give up and start squinting through it.

Little Things in the ocean are exciting too

I often wonder, is it a lack of education, or a lack of interest? When I take people diving I always like to show them the signs for the marine life we are likely to encounter. Yet it seems that usually, whenever I mention frogfish or nudibranchs I am met with looks of confusion.

Posts By Catagorey

What you don’t know about Seahorses

Did you know that seahorses have a crazy mad but beautiful mating ritual? What about that when giving birth seahorses defy all gender norms? The seahorse is also a super deadly animal believe it or not, but also very fragile! This animal is one of the most fascinating creatures I have come across.

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Shark Finning, Where We’re At

Shark finning has been an on going practice for hundreds of years, dating back to the Ming Dynasty in the 14th century. However, it has, in the last 70 years, gotten way out of hand. The shark fin trade hit its peak in the year 2000 and has been declining slowly since then. The biggest problem with the practice is that sharks, a key component to the

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If we Save the Whales we Can Bring Back the Ocean

If whales are removed from the ocean, the waters would become more stagnant and eventually little to nothing would be able to grow. Sea plant life is heavily dependent on nutrients that, in surface waters, tend to be scarce.

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Shark Finning, Where We’re At

Shark finning has been an on going practice for hundreds of years, dating back to the Ming Dynasty in the 14th century. However, it has, in the last 70 years, gotten way out of hand. The shark fin trade hit its peak in the year 2000 and has been declining slowly since then. The biggest problem with the practice is that sharks, a key component to the

If we Save the Whales we Can Bring Back the Ocean

If whales are removed from the ocean, the waters would become more stagnant and eventually little to nothing would be able to grow. Sea plant life is heavily dependent on nutrients that, in surface waters, tend to be scarce.

Are You one of the Sources of Water Pollution?

One of the most important resources in the world is water. Without it, life would not be sustainable, Earth would have no plants, no animals and therefore no us. The effects of water pollution influence the entire planet. So, why we aren’t trying harder to reduce the sources of water pollution?

My Rich Coast Instructor Course Experience

Education is important, which is why picking out any kind of school is difficult. You always want to make sure you are getting the best training so that you may succeed in your new career. When I decided to become a dive instructor I chose Rich Coast. Here’s why

A Lesson in Fin Riding Marine Giants

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to ride a wild animal? But that’s how they should stay; just dreams. It is one thing to ride a trained animal such as an elephant, however it is another thing entirely to ride on a wild, especially fin riding an endangered species.

5 Dive Entry methods for boat diving and when to use them

Being a SCUBA diver means that you need to know how to adapt and go with the flow. You never know what nature or your dive shop has in store for you. Sometimes it’s a calm peaceful sea and nice big boat that can facilitate your preferred entry style.

Cenderawasih Bay divers were arrested

Earlier this month a video started circulating of several divers fin riding a whale shark a young whale shark. In the video it is very clear that the animal is stressed and struggling under the added weight. Authorities have now been involved with the incident.

Logbook Entry #2 White Tip Reef Sharks Everywhere!

A few days ago my dear friend Bobbie Jo called me up to see if I could help her out with a trip to the Catalinas. My immediate reaction was ‘hell yeah!’ Not only is this lovely lady on of my favorite dive buddies for 11 years, but the Catalinas are gorgeous!

Entry #1: A New Diver in the family!

We started off the course at a local dive site called monkey head. As usual, the site was loaded with fish and rays! The colours there are so brilliant and with all the different species of fish it is difficult to decide were to look.

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