Category Archives: Ocean Conservation

39. Fen Johnson Part 3 – FENJOHN Company and the equipment he offered plus a discussion on World Ocean Observatory



ER Fenimore Johnson had a company named FENJOHN that build and sold underwater photography equipment along with a wide array of scuba diving equipment. The company was based out of Ardmore, PA. The 1954 catalog featured the FENJOHN Bantam 16mm underwater motion picture camera for the hefty price of $1990 ($19,010 in 2020 dollars). By … Continue reading 39. Fen Johnson Part 3 – FENJOHN Company and the equipment he offered plus a discussion on World Ocean Observatory


36. A special interview with Amy Lee from REEF



Amy Lee is REEF’s (Reef Environmental Education Foundation) Engagement and Communications Manager. In this episode I had a chance to catch up with Amy and chat a little about her background, her work at REEF, her recognition as the 2019 DEMA Wavemaker and some of her favorite dive destinations. Amy has been with REEF since … Continue reading 36. A special interview with Amy Lee from REEF


33. Underwater comms for scuba divers, World Economic Forum Report – US #32, and Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Changing Patterns



Wireless underwater communications for scuba divers have come a long way since the 1970s. Today there are a number of options if you are ready to go the full-face mask route, whether it be an AGA, Spectrum, Kirby-Morgan, Guardian or G-Diver. Your options include the Ocean Reef GSM G-Diver, Divelink’s COM-FF or the OTS Buddy … Continue reading 33. Underwater comms for scuba divers, World Economic Forum Report – US #32, and Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Changing Patterns


31. Dive Flags, EN-ROADS climate solution simulator, diving the Andrea Doria



A dive flag is a very important piece of your safety equipment especially when shore diving. A dive flag let’s boat traffic know that you are in the area. A flag must be within 50 feet of you and be able to be seen from 100 yards away. It should also be flying and 3 … Continue reading 31. Dive Flags, EN-ROADS climate solution simulator, diving the Andrea Doria


30. An interview with Donna, the National Marine Life Center and another edition of Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Diving for the Moon



The dive shop has been closed since mid-March. As we learn to be more virtual, I recently practiced doing a remote interview. I interviewed Donna who was in our dining room while I was in my office in the basement. We used the internet to conduct the interview and talked about how she is trying … Continue reading 30. An interview with Donna, the National Marine Life Center and another edition of Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive – Diving for the Moon