Ocean Gardener 3 – 11 Tips To Start Helping Coral Reefs Right Now
Coral Reefs

Corals are some of the most spectacular creatures that inhabit our planet. They are, partly animal, partly stone, partly plant. Some are so small that they measure only two millimetres, but all together they form the coral reefs, structures that can become visible, even from space. Today, continuing with our Become An Ocean Gardener Series, we […]

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Amazing Facts About The Puffer Fish
Puffer Fish

Everyone knows the puffer fish. Even non-divers. It is a very famous animal for being a very special dish in Japan.  Puffer Fish presents some curious and very specific characteristics within the animal kingdom. There are about 120 species of puffer fish that live mainly in the warm waters of the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans. About 30 species […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Begin Technical Diving
Technical diving courses

ABOUT TECHNICAL DIVING There is a kind of mythology around technical diving. One may think that technical divers are risk-takers. Or that they are divers with a diving level  that is unattainable for the rest. Maybe you met some technical divers underwater and thought of them as the elite of diving. Nothing could be further from the truth. Technical […]

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Ocean Gardener 2 – 14 easy daily actions against plastic pollution
Plastic Pollution

Plastics, a material of daily use that at first sight seems harmless. The plastics are present in almost every aspect of our life. Computers and smartphones,  bottles of water and soft drinks, even in our toothpaste we can find this common material. So, it’s not surprising that part of those plastics we use every day ends […]

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Decision making: Diving when it rains
Scuba legends - Diving in the rain

  Is it OK to go diving when it rains?  How can rain affect to our dive? Obviously, the problem is not getting wet with the rain, because we will end up wet any way. But, even so, this is a very good question. Unfortunately, it is not a simple question that can be answered with […]

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10 Special Christmas Gifts For Divers

What to give a diver for Christmas? The truth is that we divers, apart from diving, what we like the most is to talk about diving. We also love to see photos of diving, eating, sleeping and drinking are other typical activities inherent in this hobby. So, if for Christmas party in your office, or in the […]

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Corals eat plastic because they like its flavor
Scuba Legends Corals

“The chemical additives of these compounds make them very appetizing” It is well known that corals ingest millimeter plastic remains that float in the sea. However, a study now ensures that they do not do so out of confusion, as is the case of other species such as sea turtles, which confuse plastic bags with jellyfish. […]

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A diver swollen with nitrogen bags
Diver DCS

It happened 4 years ago. Alejandro, a seafood fisherman, was doing his work more than 30m deep. He suffered a free flow in one of his hoses and, being alone, had to make a too fast direct ascent. This caused him a decompressive illness. “I did not die, but I swelled,” says Alejandro. The strange thing […]

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Dive Center Reviews – Learn to Read Between Lines
Scuba Legends

THE STORY OF O JOHN SMITH John Smith is the manager of an insurance company . He discovered diving few years ago during a vacation in Cancun. While not a dive addict,  John usually makes a couple of dives during his vacations. John has been waiting all winter long for his well deserved vacation. He is willing to enjoy a relaxing time under […]

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