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Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning

1.7M<p>SHARES<p>One of the first things I ever wrote for publication was a short article about drowning recognition for a Coast Guard magazine. A few years …

Coast Guard

PADI Award for Outstanding Service | Congratulations to one of our own! :-) http://ow.ly/sTV930j4bHv

Nice to be in Tropical Traveller magazine again! #stlucia #simplybeautiful #tropicaltraveller #magazine #article #underwaterphotography #marinelife #islandlife

Beautiful Lucian stingray! Love these guys... #stingray #scuba #underwaterphography #stlucia #simplybeautiful #marinelife #ray #padi

Message if interested! Check out the latest addition to the 'LSD Collection'! A very limited edition LSD Victorinox Swiss Army Knife, in black with the "LSD it's a dive trip" logo! #swissarmyknife #lsd #lsdscuba #scuba #padi #London #cooltool #londonschoolofdiving

London School of Diving

Yes we are still Diving this winter! Book your Dives today, to have a refreshing dip in our local lake! Photo Credit to Geoff Davies,

Next Event | DIVE 2018

DIVE 2018 will again feature two large in-hall presentation stages - plus pools, New Product Showcase (pictured), mini-theatres and prominent …

Underwater Photography

Underwater Patriots: Scuba Soothes Wounded War Veterans

<b>By Melissa Gaskill</b><p><i>Diver I</i> left the South Padre Island dock in predawn darkness, motoring out into the Gulf of Mexico under a bright moon. By the time …

Easy Ways to Improve Your Diving

As a technical and cave diver who teaches scuba-diving courses, my students are sometimes surprised when I suggest that, before starting a class, …

Conducting Dive Skills While Neutrally Buoyant

Practicing and mastering neutral buoyancy is a key component of dive competency. Occasionally, we may need to perform entry-level dive skills in this …

Legends of Scuba Diving: Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau is impossible to ignore when we talk about the legends of scuba diving. To many people — divers and non-divers alike — he is …

Scuba Diving

6 Tips for Staying Sane on the Surface

After your most recent dive trip has come to an end, you may find yourself at a loss for what to do with yourself. You’re most at home in the comfort …

5 Bad Habits of Scuba Diving

From skipping the buddy check to miscalculating our weight needs, we all are guilty of bad diving habits from time to time.<p><b>Bad Habit #1 — Skipping</b> …

Top 10 Health Benefits of Scuba Diving

SCUBA diving is known as a thoroughly enjoyable and sometimes adrenaline boosting sport, however most do not know that SCUBA diving has many health …

Scuba Diving

Adidas creates new Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich kits from recycled ocean plastic as part of eco-innovation drive

Adidas has released environmentally friendly football kits for two of its biggest teams in Bayern Munich and Real Madrid as part of its ongoing …

Trump Shark Wins Researchers' Race to Predict Presidential Election

We have a winner in the 2016 Presidential Election — well, if two mako sharks in the Atlantic have any say in the matter.<p>Nova Southeastern University …

Can I Go Scuba Diving with Asthma?

<i>I recently made plans to take an open-water course with my fiancé, but I have asthma and am worried about whether it is safe for me to dive. I do a</i> …

My Path to Becoming a PADI Divemaster

I first got certified when I was fourteen years old. I had always been curious about diving, and when I mentioned it to my parents, they surprised me …

Dive Training Tips: Underwater Navigation Safety

<b>INCIDENT REPORT</b><p><b>DIVERS:</b> Paul (Advanced Open Water, 105 dives logged); Sven (Advanced Open Water, 49 dives logged) <b><br>SITE:</b> Coral reef at 50-foot depth …

40 Insider Tips for Dive Travel

Experience is expensive, which goes along with the old adage that an expert is just a person who's made every mistake possible in a very narrow …

Scuba Diving

Digital Photography 101: Black Backgrounds

Images with black backgrounds are common in underwater photography, especially for macro, and people often ask me how they can achieve this. The …

Landscape Photography

You are the ocean

<b>The Ocean covers 70% of our planet. It produces half of the oxygen we are breathing right now, plays a crucial role in climate regulation, and</b> …

Great Barrier Reef

Things That Go Bump In The Night

There’s diving, and then there’s night diving. Night divers see and experience things daytime divers never can. Nervous about diving into dark …

10 Top Scuba Gear Tips from the Pros

We polled hundreds of PADI dive professionals for their best tips for buying, using and maintaining scuba gear. Here are 10 of the most useful …

The Ultimate Scuba Vacation Packing List

Part of you wants to throw a parade because the scuba trip you’ve been planning for months is next week. The other part of you is dreading the fact …

How to Enhance Your Scuba Diving Experience With Yoga

Article written by Amanda Parr Like most divers, I naturally felt some apprehension when first learning how to dive. With all the cumbersome gear, …

Antarctica to host the world's largest marine reserve

A "real win for marine conservation" deal is struck that will create a vast protection zone in the Southern Ocean.<p>Scientists are to create the …

Antarctica

Medical Considerations for Drysuit Divers

HEALTH & DIVING REFERENCE SERIES<p>Constriction concerns<p>Preventing hand numbness and carotid sinus reflex.<p>The seals around your neck and wrists should …

How To Improve Your Underwater Macro Photography Skills

The best things in life come in the smallest packages. Many photographers certainly agree, because the underwater world becomes even more fascinating …

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