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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Hollis and Oceanic Sold
Hollis Sold

This year is definitely the year of changes in the diving industry. First was the acquisition of Aqualung , and then the never-ending soap opera of the PADI sell. Now, Huish Outdoors, LLC  acquires Oceanic and Hollis brands from American Underwater Products (“AUP”). With this acquisition, Huish Outdoors makes up a powerful group. It will hold some […]

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PADI Sold For 700 Million
PADI Sold

PADI Sold For 700 Million Dollar As we were informing a few months ago, Providence Equity, previous owner of PADI, was seeking in cooperation with Deutsche Bank for investors that would be interested in acquiring the diving organization. This week has been reported that a chinese consortium called ‘Mandarinfish Holding’ has bought PADI for 700 million […]

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