scuba diving

Mar. 12/13

Citizen science surveys compare well with traditional scientific methods when it comes to monitoring species biodiversity -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Research published today in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution shows that methods to record marine diversity used by amateurs returned results consistent with techniques favoured by peer-reviewed science.

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Date: 
Nov. 22/12
Location: 
Ocean Quest Dive Centre
3790 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 1Y4
Canada
49° 14' 56.3388" N, 123° 0' 20.4336" W

Lee Newman is the Curator of Tropical Waters at Vancouver Aquarium as well as one of British Columbia's most active divers and underwater photographers.

Lee will discuss important Shark Conservation Conservation issues that effect divers both on local and international scale.  Lee will also overview a variety of shark species including those found in British Columbia. 

Join us for this fun and interesting evening!

 

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Date: 
Nov. 03/12
Location: 
Secret Harbour VI 00802
United States
17° 49' 18.8976" N, 64° 50' 48.4872" W

We are holding a Project AWARE Reef Clean Up on Secret Harbour beach. This event is open to any certified Divers who want to participate, must own or rent own gear and tanks. This is a free event but a $20 donation per diver is required. Proceeds go to Project AWARE and toward your Project AWARE Specialty certification. Sign up today here at email us at diveguidekeywest@gmail.com

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Date: 
Jul. 01/12
Location: 
North Shore, Hale'iwa, HI
United States
21° 35' 19.7088" N, 158° 6' 47.4264" W

Open Water Diver


Get Certified!  Take a Scuba Lesson with the PADI Open Water Diver Course
 
Get your PADI scuba certification. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.
 
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. Start your scuba certification online.
 

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Date: 
Mar. 31/12
Location: 
Trawangan Dive
Gili Trawangan
Lombok NTB
Indonesia
8° 20' 55.4892" S, 116° 2' 20.2956" E

Trawangan Dive's Project Aware month!

 

Trawangan Dive is supporting 100% Aware program from the Project AWARE Foundation, further strengthening the dive centre’s ongoing commitment to global environmental conservation activities. This is a voluntary program that encourages PADI dive centres around the world to promote the work of Project AWARE, a non-profit organisation that relies on financial support from environmentally concerned divers.

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Feb. 24/12

Divers everywhere are uniting like never before for a clean, healthy ocean. Each and every day we’re amazed by your dedication and your ocean actions.

Project AWARE’s My Ocean online community has been helping you connect, organize and shine a light on your underwater actions for change. Every week the underwater data, photos, blogs and events you post are on display. And you’re inspiring others to mobilize around the world.

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Feb. 14/12

It doesn't seem possible but a draft plan for a new Coral Sea Marine Reserve leaves most of the area open to shark fishing and fails to protect the coral reefs.

Yes, that’s right. Within the Coral Sea Marine Reserve shark fishing will continue in almost half the area and 90% of reefs will remain exposed to harmful activities.

Does this sound like a Marine Reserve to you?

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Jan. 02/12

Show your support by encouraging your student divers to make a donation to Project AWARE whenever they take a PADI diving course.

Display this poster in your facility and have your divers choose the limited edition Project AWARE version of the PADI Certification Card. 100 percent of their donation will go towards protecting our ocean planet.

Better yet, become a 100% AWARE partner to ensure all your certifications support ocean protection through Project AWARE.

Date: 
Jan. 31/12
Location: 
Gili Trawangan
Trawangan Dive
NTB
Indonesia
8° 20' 50.5968" S, 116° 2' 27.7116" E

 Students must have a minimum certification of Advanced Open Water to enroll in the 2 week program, but it only takes five days to complete both the PADI Open Water and Advanced courses. During the 2 weeks students will complete the Biorock® Specialty course as well as gaining further knowledge and experience in reef survey techniques and coral gardening. At the end of this program students will work together to create their own Biorock®. This program is tailored to you allowing you, it allows you to chose the time frame and the PADI courses you want to do.

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Sep. 01/11

This month, we’re celebrating the Debris Month of Action and we’re kicking things off with a marine debris photo contest. We want to know what kind of debris you find when you dive. What better way to show us than with a photo!

Enter the Contest Now!

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