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Choosing Flags and Floats for Drift Diving

Choosing Flags and Floats for Drift Diving | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Drift diving offers scuba divers a truly unique experience in which they get to feel as though they're flying through water. It can be a dangerous experience, however, without the necessary safety equipment. Before you venture out to try drift diving, make sure you're prepared with the right flag and …
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Cubicle Throwdown: Trading Office Life for Whale Sharks

Cubicle Throwdown: Trading Office Life for Whale Sharks | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
When asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” What child answers, “I want to work in a cubicle!” Unfortunately for millions of us, that is our lot, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: The PADI Story

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: The PADI Story | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

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.

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Destination Russia – Diving to experience

Destination Russia – Diving to experience | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
I’m sure that before you starting reading this post Russia never came to mind as a place to go dive.
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SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Don't Take Quickie Scuba Dive Courses!

SCUBA SCOOP/latest dive stories: Don't Take Quickie Scuba Dive Courses! | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

There are so many dive shops offering abbreviated Scuba Courses. Don't Do IT.
Think about it for just a second.... Does it make sense to try to cram a little
knowledge in a short time just so you can get certified to take part in a
potentially dangerous sport?

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Ron Peters's curator insight, February 9, 2014 10:48 AM

Older article but VERY relevant to today's recreational diving environment....   (Don't do Quickies)