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60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, And One Determined Artist

As divers we’re lucky to be able to experience things a lot of people can only dream about and fall in love with the ocean in a way that’s unique to us. But it also means we’re often confronted with the harsh reality of pollution […]

Florida's Shipwreck Trail

Whether you’re looking to earn your Wreck Diver certification, or already a certified PADI® Wreck Diver, the Florida Keys are an enticing destination. With approximately 1000 shipwrecks in and around the keys, the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail can help divers experience some of the best wreck […]

Megalodon Shark Facts - The Largest Known Ocean Predator

Though estimated to be extinct for nearly 2.6 million years, the Megalodon is said to be one of the largest known predators to ever swim the ocean deep. These incredible creatures would reach nearly 59ft (18m) in length, weighed about 65 tons, and would eat whales […]

Top 10 Diving Games

There’s more to scuba than that magical weightless feeling and seeing amazing creatures in their natural habitat. There are also a ton of fun games you can play in scuba or snorkel gear. Here are our ten favorites: Underwater BINGO/scavenger huntUsing a laminated BINGO card […]

How Can We Protect More Of Our Oceans?

  For more than two decades, scientists have been telling us that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are one of the keys to long term ocean health. While some debated their worth early on, today there’s little dispute. As reported by Smithsonian Magazine, MPAs with full protection […]