Guest blog post from Helen Webb, Co-Founder of Sea-Changers
” In 2010, I along with the world, watched in horror as the disaster of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion unfolded. Over the following weeks my sense of helplessness and frustration about what was happening to the marine environment and the local communities impacted upon by this tragedy . . . → Read More: Sea-Changers – Building a Turnstile on the Sea
I can’t quite believe it but it’s that time of year again – nominations for the Responsible Tourism Awards 2012 are open!
So have a think back about your past dive trips and ask yourself which ones stood out and why? Have you come across any dive (or marine) organisations that are determinedly going that extra . . . → Read More: Been on an award-winning dive trip lately?
Today is World Wetland Day – the theme this year is wetlands and tourism – a very appropriate subject for the dive hub. Wetlands are areas where water is the primary factor controlling the environment and the associated plant and animal life.
I was surprised to see that coral reefs are classed as a . . . → Read More: Magnificent Mangroves on World Wetland Day
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?
On Wednesday this week the winners of the Responsible Tourism Awards 2011 were announced at the World Travel Market’s World Responsible Tourism Day. The awards are unique, recognising the work of pioneers in the industry who are proving that business can be a force for good.
At the dive hub, I am always on the lookout for . . . → Read More: Responsible Tourism Awards 2011 and the winners are…
Its World Responsible Tourism Day tomorrow and for the first time in five years I won’t be taking the day off to visit what is always an exciting day that is aimed at uniting, inspiring and educating the tourism industry to make a difference.
This year’s event really does look better than ever (typical!) with some wonderful speakers like Harriet . . . → Read More: WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2011 – tomorrow!
I haven’t written a blog for a while and here is my reason/excuse:
I have been training to run the Eden Project Half Marathon in October. I have never attempted anything like this before so it’s been an interesting experience. I have been making the most of the summer evenings in the countryside . . . → Read More: The dive hub on the run
Tomorrow (8th June) it’s World Oceans Day and for an extra excuse to celebrate the dive hub is a year old too!
A year ago I took the plunge and wrote my first blog about responsible scuba diving and how we can all make a difference through the way we choose to dive. I used World Oceans . . . → Read More: World Oceans Day
Dorsal is a new clothing brand created specifically to help efforts being made to research and protect sharks around the world. Dorsal’s distinctive and unique designs not only look great, it gives you the opportunity to help sharks and raise awareness too. The dive hub got in touch with Chris Milnes, the founder & designer of Dorsal . . . → Read More: ‘Fintastic’ fashion! Guest interview with Chris Milnes, founder of Dorsal clothing