Sea Turtles Fact Sheet

  Sea turtles or members of the superfamily know as Chelonioidea, are one of my favorite creatures to encounter. There are actually 7 different species of of sea turtles including the leatherback sea turtle, green sea turtle(my personal fav), loggerhead sea turtle, Kemp's ridley sea turtle, hawksbill sea turtle, flatback sea turtle and olive ridley sea turtle. Its sad to note that four of these species are considered to critically endangered  and are on the IUCN Red List of Endangere...

How To Dive Safely With Sharks

Diving with sharks
Swimming with sharks can be done with relative safety, assuming you follow a few basic principles, and understand a bit of shark psychology. It can end up being one of the most exhilarating and not to mention most terrifying experiences you will ever have. Possibly why thousands of adventurous divers every year gear up and take the dive to swim with these beautiful and mighty beasts. Before you bite down on your regulator and enter the water there are a few tips you need to keep in mind t...

Do Sharks Really Eat The Divers

Many people are afraid to go scuba diving because they are afraid that they would end up as meals for the sharks. There have been many cases of scuba divers bitten, injured, or killed by sharks. However, we can not put all the blame on these majestic and beautiful creatures because in most cases, people are the ones responsible for the shark attack. The truth is that more swimmers and surfers are attacked each year than are divers. Although it is true that a lot of people are scared of sh...

Looking Up From The Depths Of The Great Blue

Into the deep
There are many things that draw people to diving, the love of the ocean, the excitement of diving with sharks and some for the employment options that being a certified diver provides. Whatever your reasons are you are you have embarked on what I believe to be on of the most exciting activities you can participate in. Few activities are as thrilling or exciting as SCUBA diving. Breathing underwater, the feeling of weightlessness and becoming a part of the marine environment is a great way...

Should I Have A Diving Partner With Me

  There are quite a few rules that scuba divers follow to keep them safe. There are ascent rates that must be adhered to, divers must breathe continually and never hold their breath, they should always start their dives into the current and the long time golden rule to never dive alone. The buddy system has been an integral part of diver training from the beginning and it was carried over from the belief that one should never swim alone. Choosing a diving buddy is just as important as...