The blonde abroad kiersten rich scuba diving maldivesThe blonde abroad kiersten rich scuba diving maldives

  After leaving a stable career in corporate wealth management, PADI AmbassaDiver Kiersten Rich began a new journey called The Blonde Abroad, a solo female travel blog. Since then, she has been defining her own version of success by traveling to more countries than most do in their entire lifetimes, […]

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Addressing the Wave of WasteAddressing the Wave of Waste

As divers we are all exposed to, and aware of, marine debris and the problem it is causing our delicate oceans. But, how can this knowledge be passed on and represented to people who may not have much day-to-day interaction with the ocean? Eco designer, Linda Thomas has a novel […]

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scuba diving in hawaii with padiscuba diving in hawaii with padi

For starters, to be able to celebrate your 50th, 100th or another hallmark dive, divers need to log every dip, even if that just means checking the log on your dive computer, if your dive computer is capable of keeping count. Doing something special not only helps you remember the […]

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PADI 4 Conservation Contest#PADI4Conservation: The Winners are In!

The PADI Community is certainly passionate when it comes to conservation, so it comes as no surprise that we were overwhelmed by the amount of entries in our #PADI4Conservation contest. To enter, we asked you to share a way in which you’re actively bringing awareness to ocean health and protecting […]

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DCIM100MEDIADJI_0210.JPGPositivity and Keys Strong After Irma

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Jack Fishman Much like the thick limestone structure of a bountiful coral reef ecosystem in the face of a Category 4 Hurricane, the resilience of the people in South Florida is powerful.  When I moved to the Keys three years ago, I was struck by the […]

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