Category Archives: Ocean Conservation

126. Learn more about the DIVE BOAT Act, plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary



The Sea of Tomorrow Society of Beneath the Sea is offering a number of scholarships and grants for 2024. You can apply online at www.beneaththesea.us/scholarships. The scholarships and grants will be awarded at the Beneath the Sea Show in March 2024. The Q4 2023 edition of Alert Diver from Divers Alert Network is out. Once … Continue reading 126. Learn more about the DIVE BOAT Act, plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary


124. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Man Overboard plus Wet Notes News, Information and Commentary



PADI AWARE Foundation has updated the Project AWARE Specialty course to be the PADI AWARE Specialty and includes electronic learning along with a take action workshop that you complete with your PADI Instructor of dive shop. How much trash is in the ocean? Ocean Conservancy recently published a blog post – let’s just say it … Continue reading 124. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Man Overboard plus Wet Notes News, Information and Commentary


122. The Benefits of Group Dive Travel plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary



The 2023 Iceland whale hunt season is over and resulted in the deaths of 24 fin whales. The season was shortened by the Iceland government because the hunt failed to comply with Icelands Animal Welfare Act. For the record there are three countries that still hunt whales – Japan, Norway and Iceland. Whale deaths along … Continue reading 122. The Benefits of Group Dive Travel plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary


117. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – The Lost Ones plus Wet Notes news, information, and commentary



The wreck of Omani Bay (CVE 79) a WW II Escort Carrier was discovered in the Sulu Sea in July. It was sunk by a kamikaze strike on January 4, 1945 with the loss of 95 sailors. The wreck is in over 100 m of water. WestJet has announced that it will be implementing a … Continue reading 117. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – The Lost Ones plus Wet Notes news, information, and commentary


116. My Top Five Locations for New Divers, plus Wet Notes – new, information and commentary



Registration for the DEMA Show is now open. DEMA members can register for early bird pricing of $55 until October 16th. After that the price jumps to $75. Non-DEMA members rate is $180 for the full package. The show is open to all dive professionals, dive shops, resorts, manufacturers and travel agents. This year the … Continue reading 116. My Top Five Locations for New Divers, plus Wet Notes – new, information and commentary