91. A discussion on the new diver certification trends, plus Wet Notes News and Information update.

The Rosalia Project has teamed up with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to remove debris from the Gulf of Maine. The Ocean Conservancy blog provided an update.

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) was instrumental in convincing the American Medical Association (AMA) to advise against unsafe mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy in mild hyperbaric treatment facilities.

If you like deep shipwrecks, listen for an update on Dusty Klifman’s dive to the wreck of the John V. Moran – a deep Lake Michigan wreck at a depth of about 400 feet.

PADI AWARE Foundations’ AWARE Week 2022 will take place September 17 to 25, 2022. Check with your local dive shop to see what activities they might have planned.

If you know someone who is new to the dive industry and is making waves consider nominating them for the DEMA 2022 Wave Maker Award. The deadline for nominations is August 22, 2022.

The USPS has release a 16 stamp series on Marine Sanctuaries. The 16 stamp forever stamp pane is at an affordable price of $9.60.

The first and second quarter new diver certification numbers in the US are available. It is a bit of a challenge to understand where we are with a recovery from the pandemic but the trends look like they are going down when compared to where we were in 2017. These numbers are just one indicator on the health of the scuba diving industry here in the United States.