Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Jellyfish may have painful stings, but they also have more fascinating and impressive characteristics. From their multiple-stage life cycles to their long history across the breadth and depth of the world’s seas, jellyfish may have something to tell us about the changing health of their waters. Defining Jellyfish Fried egg jellyfish (Phacellophora camtschatica) with stinging tentacles extended There is some disagreement within the scientific community about the true definition of jellyfish. Out of the 10,000 species in the phylum Cnidaria, which also [...]

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Plastic

Introducing Plastic Oceanic

Plastic Oceanic was founded with a simple premise to clean up and try to find a use for the unrecycleable plastic waste found and collected from the coast around Cornwall. The company now creates beautiful gifts and jewellery made from the collected unrecycleable ocean plastic. Founder, Dan Edwards who has been a surfer and deep sea diver for many years had seen first hand the plastic polluting our coastal areas and decided to start cleaning it up. After recycling the appropriate [...]

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Boat diver

Learn Proper Dive Boat Procedures and Don’t Be “That Diver”

10 tips Do Not Be “That Diver” While you do your Open Water Diver training, you are under the watchful eye of your instructor and maybe a divemaster or two. That training may have been all shore dives or maybe from a boat. If you had boat dives and shared the boat with certified divers, you may have a good glimpse of how to dive from a boat. You may of also had your first introduction to “that diver”. Every [...]

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Specialties and Advance Open Water Diving Certification

After you have your Open Water Diver certification complete, you will often have divers tell you what training you should take next. The amount of advice you get may be overwhelming. The first suggestion will be to take the Advance Open Water Diver (PADI) training or Advance Adventure Diver Training (SSI). This advice is well meaning and for many divers a good plan for additional training. As a OWD, you are certified to dive to the depth 60 feet/ [...]

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