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5 Ocean Documentaries To Get Anyone Excited About Conservation

Ensure screen time is quality time with documentary films that are educational. Here are a few of our favourites that talk about marine debris and ocean conservation. 1. A Plastic Ocean   A Plastic Ocean documents what happens to plastic products after they’re thrown “away.” As the […]

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Human In The Water: What We Do As Divers Affects Our Oceans

With every drop of water we drink, and every breath we take we are physically connected to the ocean.  Water flows through nature and is directed to us via human ingenuity.  The carbon dioxide we exhale is converted to oxygen by the algae within corals.  […]

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Shark Myths Debunked

From the mighty bull shark to the glorious great white, divers are fascinated with sharks. Sadly, not everyone sees them the same way. Here’s a look at some common shark myths and the truth behind these misunderstood creatures. Sharks are man-hunting killers. “It has been […]

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6 Tips For Whale Shark Conservation

Written by Mark McMillan, Marine Biologist at LUX* South Ari Atoll Maldives The Whale Shark Rhincodon typus is a truly magnificent creature. As the world’s largest living fish, recent research suggests that they can grow up to 18 meters in length and may live to over 100 years old. […]

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Freediving Vs Scuba Diving: 5 Big Differences

If you spend enough time underwater, either freediving or scuba diving, then you’ll get to experience some incredible and life-changing things. But aside from the obvious difference: tank vs no tank, what makes a freediving experience different from that experienced through scuba diving? Let’s find […]

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