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PADI And Nat Geo Team Up To Protect The Ocean

PADI and National Geographic Pristine Seas have announced a partnership to protect a minimum of 30% of our oceans. The organizations aim to achieve their goals by the year 2030.

The first act of the partnership is a global Dive Industry Economic Evaluation Survey which seeks to quantify the benefits of the dive industry to local economies. The survey will collate data from PADI dive centers, which scientists will then analyze at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Simon Fraser University.

Data and findings from the study will then be used to influence and lobby governments to help protect the environment and to establish and enlarge Marine Protected Areas.

Commenting on the new partnership, Drew Richardson, President and CEO of PADI Worldwide stated:

“PADI Mission Hubs...

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Youngest junior master diver aged twelve

Charlotte Burns

Meet Charlotte Burns – the youngest scuba diving junior master in the world aged just twelve. The schoolgirl, from Biggin Hill, Kent, has been diving since she was legally allowed to at the age of 10 and has already completed more than 70 dives. Coming from a family of divers, Charlotte was always likely to be a natural underwater, but even they are surprised at her development.

In just 16 months she has gone from trying her first dive, to enduring fierce storms in Cyprus and freezing temperatures of -4C in Scotland. She recently went back to Larnaca, Cyprus, where she completed examinations to become a fully-qualified instructor.

Charlotte, who has undertaken helicopter underwater escape training and ice climbing, also had to take further tests to show her scuba diving knowledge and sk...

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Bali Aqua

Bali Aqua shop

Bali Aqua is a 5-Star scuba dive operator and scuba training facility, and an PADI and SSI Divecenter offering expert knowledge, years of experience, great service, and the flexibility you need to get the best from your holiday time.

Of course diving must be fun! So whether on day-trips or safaris, we make sure you will enjoy all of your time with us – and still stick to high international standards of safety and service. At the same time, we keep our prices good and give our best to you – and we never cut corners, we simply believe in giving you great value. Hundreds of satisfied customers will agree with this, please have a look at our report on Trip Advisor!

  • Dive trips
    –  Bali’s best Divesites carefully chosen to suit the conditions, your wishes and experience
  • Diving courses
    –  ...
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