Ocean Gardener 4 – 9 Tips to Help Protecting Sharks
save sharks

When people hear someone shouting “Shark!”, most of them will hurry up like roadrunner and are not seen again. Others imagine images from some scary and bloody old movies. Not divers though. We divers don’t fear sharks. Divers are different! Probably we are some of the few living being on the planet that instead of […]

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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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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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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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17 Amazing Facts About Octopuses You Can’t Miss
Curious facts about the octopus

Octopus. A very strange creature. No bones and eight legs. For centuries the sailors have looked down at the deep seas with fear. Fear of meeting horrible creatures. Many stories were written about giant octopuses lurking in the depths and attacking unwary sailors and plunging their ships with only the strength of their legs. What […]

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Be An Ocean Gardener 1 – Respect The Garden
Ocean Gardener

Our oceans suffer. We are loosing their underwater wonders. More and more the number of their inhabitants vanishes as if, pursued by a curse, nothing could be done to avoid a fateful destiny. Some Organizations state that without a change, in 2050 the oceans will be empty of life, full of plastic. It seems that the battle […]

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The amazing parrot fish

A white sand beach merges with a turquoise sea on a dreamy sunset. Where does all this beautiful, soft, white sand come from? In tropical and subtropical areas one of the main suppliers of sand is neither Neptune nor a beached mermaid, but it is the amazing parrotfish. This incredible fish, often ignored by divers, contributes 80% […]

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Diving Between Immortals
Scuba Legends

The search for the secret of endless youth has been one of the biggest crusades amongst history. For centuries it tortured the souls of emperors, dictators, great thinkers and scientists. Nowadays, the question “Is there a source of eternal youth? ” seems close to be answered. Once more, the oceans bring us the solution for another big […]

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