Barreleye Fish Macropinnamacrostoma As a diver, you’ve seen incredible sights that few people will ever experience in real life. You haven’t, however, seen everything… The underwater world is filled with unusual creatures – some that would surprise even experienced divers. Here are just a few of our weird and wonderful favorites from the […]...
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Read more: Weird Science: Unusual Underwater Critters

Big Bubble Dive Congratulations to Big Bubble Dive, a PADI Dive Centre on the island of Gili Trawangan in Indonesia, who recently made the decision to soley select the PADI system of diver education and only offer PADI courses at their dive resort. Anna Walker, the owner of Big Bubble Dive, said “Big […]...
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Read more: Big Bubble Dive from Gili Trawangan chooses the PADI system of Diver Education

YouNesco Think of scuba diving in Australia and what’s one of the first things that come to mind? The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the natural wonders of the world, this beautiful part of Australia is one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions offering divers and snorkelers the chance to have […]...
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debrisjune14 Divers are already aware that our oceans are filled with debris but, hidden away below the surface, the consequences are often invisible to the general public. In order to stop this pollution, more people need to become aware of just how much waste is in our waters. That’s why Project […]...
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Read more: Visualize underwater trash with Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris Map

ScubaEarth App                   The ScubaEarth App is now available on iOS and Android platforms. All ScubaEarth users now have the flexibility of accessing specific ScubaEarth features in the palm of your hands and while on the go. Find PADI Dive Shops and dive sites […]...
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