The documentary “Blackfish” has done no favors for SeaWorld. This summer we told you about the odd response the company had to the backlash stemming from the movie, which makes bold claims of animal mistreatment.
"Tell any avid scuba diver you’re en route to Belize, and you’re bound to hear:
“Oh, you’re doing the Great Blue Hole!”
It’s often assumed that divers travel to Belize to plunge into its most famous dive site — a gaping, 400-foot-deep cave in the center of an otherwise shallow lagoon in Lighthouse Reef Atoll. As one of the deepest and most awe-inspiring dives on the planet, it’s no wonder the Great Blue Hole is a famed attraction for Belize divers..."
The best time to dive in the Green Lake is during May and June, when the water level peaks. The benches, bridges, and paths that surround the lake in winter become submerged, lending an Atlantis feel to the adventure.
Perhaps nothing ruins a dive trip more quickly than an urgent need to 'feed the fish' from the railing. Thus, most divers try very diligently to avoid getting motion sickness - but how? What really works?
The PADI story: How frustration and scotch helped create the world’s biggest scuba organization
Frustration over the state of the diving industry in the 60s paired with long conversations over a bottle of Johnny Walker served as the springboard for what is today the Professional Association of Dive Instructors – or PADI as most of us call it.
Santa Claus — or Scuba Claus, as he’s known around the Vancouver Aquarium — accidentally dropped his jingle bells in the aquarium’s Strait of Georgia exhibit Thursday and was forced to make a frosty dip to retrieve them,...