Women spelling out PADI

Conservation + Diving in Utila Update

By on 8 August 2017

It's been an action-packed month here in Utila! Diving with fellow badass PADI women, organizing and participating in the tenth Lionfish Derby, working on reducing plastic use on the island + more!

A diver explores underwater in the sunlit shallows

PADI, With A Higher Purpose

By on 7 March 2017

PADI’s Four Pillars for Change encourage divers to aspire to a greater purpose. As a PADI Instructor, I’m very pleased and excited to see the organization expanding its focus it include greater ocean issues. At the 2016 DEMA Show, PADI’s event featured their new Four Pillars for Change concept, and they’ve recently brought it to […]

Whale shark with Manta Trust, Project Aware, and WWF logos

Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism Guide Released

By on 3 March 2017

The guide, Responsible Shark & Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice, is a new collaborative effort from The Manta Trust, PADI’s Project Aware, and WWF. Even as shark and ray populations are facing serious threats, mostly due to overfishing, shark- and ray-interaction tourism is increasing around the world. this guide aims to help operators, NGO’s, and […]