Last year I wrote about diving and the Girl Effect as part of their blogging campaign so this year I wanted to do something more tangible – so I am literally ‘going the extra mile’ for the Girl Effect – 13 miles to be precise! This Sunday I am running the Eden Project Half Marathon . . . → Read More: Going the extra mile for the Girl Effect
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
Oceans are the largest habitat on earth, covering 70% of our planet and yet we are only just beginning to understand them. The Horizon programme on BBC 2 last night was absolutely fascinating, offering cause for both despair and hope for the future of the oceans.
The Census of Marine Life
In the programme Sir David . . . → Read More: The death of the oceans?
New online magazine devoted to the Red Sea
Experienced Red Sea dive guides Anders Jälmsjö and James Dawson, have teamed up to create THE EQUALIZER, a new online magazine which is designed to give information about the Red Sea that is fresh, different and from a unique perspective.
Lionfish in the Red Sea
The . . . → Read More: Have you ‘Equalized’ yet?
A recent study on the economic potential of shark tourism in Spain has found that this type of tourism supports hundreds of jobs and generates more than €17 million to the Canary Islands economy each year. The study was carried out by researchers at the University of La Laguna and the New Economics Foundation. . . . → Read More: Can tourism save sharks or can sharks save tourism?
Last week I attended the responsible travel debate which posed some fascinating questions about wildlife tourism. For me, a big part of the attraction of diving is the marine wildlife I can hope to encounter during the dives. In lots of ways, diving can be construed as wildlife tourism, particularly those trips that offer diving . . . → Read More: Responsible Travel Debate: Is wildlife tourism becoming an endangered species?
Today all over the globe groups will be collecting rubbish from dive sites and coastal areas, as the world’s largest volunteer effort for the marine environment kicks into action. This annual event was initiated 25 years ago by The Ocean Conservancy and is supported by Project Aware. It engages people to remove rubbish from the . . . → Read More: International Clean Up Day 25th September 2010
There’s a lot going on at the dive hub as the website continues to grow and more and more divers from all over the world are taking a look.
Facebook: there is a new dive hub facebook fanpage which will update users when a new dive hub blog is posted, as well as featuring . . . → Read More: Update from the dive hub