SCUBA DIVING

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 lionfish in the Caribbean

Lionfish: Killing for Conservation?

By on 28 July 2017

Invasive lionfish are taking over Caribbean reefs, but divers’ hunting efforts might help lessen their impact on native fish species. Lionfish are special: they’re beautiful, they’re venomous, and they’re super adaptable. They have huge appetites and reproduce at an astounding rate. They are also not native in Atlantic/Caribbean waters. The story goes something like this: […]

divers on boat with trash

Dive Against Debris Success!

By on 9 June 2017

We celebrated World Oceans Day with a Dive Against Debris underwater clean up!

Two divers with fish id slate

Do Good While You Dive

By on 22 May 2017

Most of us go diving simply because it’s something we enjoy doing. But diving can be more than just a good time, it can offer an opportunity to do good too. Here are some ideas for giving back to the ocean while diving— and still having fun! Underwater Surveys Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) Volunteer […]

Dive boats moored offshore

Voluntary Standards: Sustainable Dive Operators Pt. III

By on 9 May 2017

Sustainable dive operators all follow guidelines for implementing environmental best practices. Here are some excellent examples of voluntary standards created by, and for, dive operators in different areas around the world.

Diver above coral reef

A Guide To Diving Sustainably

By on 20 April 2017

Sustainable diving practices are equally important above and below the surface. If you’re wondering what it takes to be a responsible diver, follow this guide to minimizing your environmental impact underwater. Buoyancy, buoyancy, buoyancy! Sustainability means ensuring the health of the underwater world for future generations, and the best way to do that while diving […]