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50. PADI Equipment Specialist course, the Paris Agreement of 2015 and Where Will Your Next Dive Be?



The PADI Equipment Specialist course is a combination of electronic learning and classroom that can be either in person or virtual. This course is not a service technician course. Rather it is designed to give you the knowledge of how and why certain pieces of gear work. You will learn the benefits of owning your … Continue reading 50. PADI Equipment Specialist course, the Paris Agreement of 2015 and Where Will Your Next Dive Be?


49. Maintaining your BCD, Oceanographic Magazine and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive at the Point of No Return



One of the ways you can ensure that your buoyancy compensating device (BCD) is operating properly is to  make sure that you properly clean and inspect the BCD after diving. First you will want to clean out your bladder. If you’ve been diving in salt water it is important that you drain and rinse out … Continue reading 49. Maintaining your BCD, Oceanographic Magazine and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive at the Point of No Return


48. What is Geoengineering and how can it help with climate change, and another US original – DACOR



Geoengineering can be another weapon in the fight against climate change. Geoengineering refers to large-scale schemes for intervention in the earth’s ocean, soil and atmosphere with the aim of reducing the effects of climate change. There are two broad categories of geoengineering – Carbon Geoengineering focused on carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and Solar Geoengineering centered … Continue reading 48. What is Geoengineering and how can it help with climate change, and another US original – DACOR


47. Underwater Camera Practice, NOAA’s Coral Reef Strategic Plan and Your Next Dive is in Aruba



When is the last time you had your underwater camera system out. If it has been a while you might want to consider taking it out, making sure it was properly cleaned before you put it in storage, and that you do an inventory of all the components. Then familiarize yourself with how to put … Continue reading 47. Underwater Camera Practice, NOAA’s Coral Reef Strategic Plan and Your Next Dive is in Aruba


46. DEMA 2020 Recap, the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive – Synthetic Hero



The Dive Equipment and Marketing Association held it’s annual conference virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The show featured a number of virtual presentations that were fairly effective and gave a feel to being there. The exhibitors featured a list of many different vendors. The experience with vendors is one of the big … Continue reading 46. DEMA 2020 Recap, the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive – Synthetic Hero