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5 Essential Tips to Becoming an Eco-Friendly Scuba Diver

5 Essential Tips to Becoming an Eco-Friendly Scuba Diver

It’s a reality fact that scuba diving, as a growing industry, can be very damaging to the reefs. The saddest part of this truth is that it doesn’t have to be damaging, at least not that much. Indeed, if every scuba diver that enters the water would be knowledgeable and aware of its potential impact on the ocean, they would

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Chumphon Pinnacle Dive Site Diary – One of the best..

Chumphon Pinnacle Dive Site Diary - One of the best..

Those new to Koh Tao have mostly heard of Chumphon Pinnacle. As a result, those that have dived Chumphon Pinnacle before continue to tell stories about it. Chumphon Pinnacle is often agreed to be the best dive site near Koh Tao. At a distance of about 10km north of Koh Tao, lies the submersed granite boulder pinnacle, casually referred to

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Why Do I Need Medical Clearance Before Scuba Diving?

Why Do I Need Medical Clearance Before Scuba Diving?

New divers often ask their instructors the following question. “Why do I need medical clearance before scuba diving?” The short answer is that certain pre-existing medical conditions are not compatible with scuba diving.  In other words you may increase your risk of scuba diving related injuries if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. The next question has always baffled me a

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DC Aquaman Environmental Message Grounds This Sometimes Silly Movie

DC Aquaman Environmental Message Grounds This Sometimes Silly Movie

I recently saw Aquaman the latest underwater spectacle from DC and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a visual spectacle allowing for some pure escapism. Yes, it certainly had its problems and if scientific accuracy is something you look for in movies, this one is not for you. The film is entertaining and often times down right silly. But among its

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Why Scuba Dive? There Is More To Diving Than You Might Think

Why Scuba Dive? There Is More To Diving Than You Might Think

For divers there is no question of why scuba dive, only how, when and where will my next dive be. So where does this enthusiasm come from? Are there underlying motivations for people to engage in scuba diving? There are so many recreational activities out there. People are passionate about golf, climbing, curling, bowling, tennis, swimming to name a tiny

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5 Easy Ways To Help The Environment: Everyone Can Make A Difference

5 Easy Ways To Help The Environment: Everyone Can Make A Difference

Do small changes really have a positive impact on the environment? Short answer is yes, absolutely. Too often we succumb to convenience or get overwhelmed when it comes to making a change in our habits that benefit the environment. Because there are so many factors that impact our world, it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to even

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Dive Insurance. Why We Offer It Completely Free With Courses!

Dive Insurance. Why We Offer It Completely Free With Courses!

Whether you are looking to do just one day of diving or plan to learn how to dive, you want to be covered for diving. Dive insurance can be expensive however. DAN dive insurance is one of the best and most comprehensive covers out there. Do you need such comprehensive scuba diving insurance? In fact, do you need diving insurance

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Is Nitrogen Narcosis Dangerous? Let’s Get Narced And Find Out!

Is Nitrogen Narcosis Dangerous? Let's Get Narced And Find Out!

As a dive instructor I love to experience narcosis. Seeing other divers affected by narcosis is pure joy. This state is referred to as “being narced”. Sometimes people are afraid of it. Adrenaline junkies seek it out. As a result there are many questions surrounding this phenomena. In particular, is nitrogen narcosis dangerous? What is Nitrogen narcosis? What are the

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Is Scuba Diving Safe In Thailand: Scuba Diving Safety Rules

Is Scuba Diving Safe In Thailand: Scuba Diving Safety Rules

Scuba Diving is often considered a dangerous sport. People that do not dive would often assume it is dangerous. It is classified as an extreme sport by most insurance companies. It is healthy to respect water. As humans we are unable to breathe underwater. Therefore a diver is dependent on their equipment and training in order to survive. This dependency

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Try Scuba Diving In Thailand – Take Your First Breaths Underwater!

Try Scuba Diving In Thailand - Take Your First Breaths Underwater!

When you meet people while backpacking through South-East Asia, they often recommend diving. It is on many bucket lists and gap year must do’s. Maybe you are still wondering if you should try scuba diving in Thailand? This article will debunk some of the mysteries and concerns people have when considering a try dive. Where exactly in Thailand should you

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