Sometimes you don’t have to look very far to see responsible diving in action. I got home tonight, read my local newsletter and was amazed to read about a local diving group who had braved the river Avon in Chippenham on a mission to clear it of rubbish.
The team of volunteers fished . . . → Read More: Responsible diving on the doorstep
With less than a week to go before Christmas, many of the more organised out there will already have their presents bought, wrapped and ready under the tree. For those who are still looking for that perfect dive buddy present, here are some of my favourite links I found during my own search. . . . → Read More: Still searching for the perfect present?
There’s a lot in the media at the moment about the problems besetting our oceans and seas. Here is a quick round up of what’s being going this week and how you can get involved:
Better known for their massive Oxford Street store than environmental campaigning – Selfridges have launched Project Ocean this week. . . . → Read More: Ocean Action!
With manta rays starring on TV a lot recently and more and more divers hoping to encounter these wonderful creatures, what can we do to make manta tourism work for the marine environment, divers and local communities? As part of the latest in the brilliant Naked Oceans series (check them out here) Andrea Marshall (Queen of Mantas) talks about . . . → Read More: Manta Ray Ecotourism
Changing behaviour when we go diving?
I recently watched an online lecture from Mark Earls at the Do Lectures. In it he talked about human behaviour and how this could have an impact on how we go about encouraging change. A lot of what we get bombarded with daily is stuff trying to get us to . . . → Read More: ‘I’ll have what she’s having…’ a great dive trip
This blog post is part three of a series looking at the benefits of responsible diving. Diving centres and resorts have a lot of potential to maximise the positive impacts for local communities and the local economy. Here are three areas where diving can make a real difference:
Jobs and Training
Dive operations are fairly . . . → Read More: Where do the real benefits of responsible diving lie? Part 3 Local Community