As divers, it is important we make informed decisions, both when organising our trips and while we are on them to help ensure we limit our environmental impact. The following 15 tips will help you to ensure your next diving holiday is as environmentally-friendly as possible. 1. Pick an environmentally responsible dive centre When making [...]
Since 2012, Sulubaaï foundation has been implementing a sustainable development model on and around Pangatalan Island – a tropical paradise northeast of Palawan, Philippines. By receiving guests on the island, the project has remained self-sustainable, at the same time providing employment for the locals in the area. The 4.2-hectare island is a restored beauty thanks to [...]
Following Dr David Gruber’s discovery of the bio-fluorescent hawksbill sea turtles near the Solomon Islands, film-director Klaus Obermeyer was inspired to witness these special creatures himself. Together with a team of 45, Obermeyer began his mission to capture the bio-fluorescent turtles with Canon’s new ME20-SF low light camera. It was a gamble – these creatures [...]
As coral reefs all over the world become more vulnerable to the growing impacts of global climate change and regular, mass bleaching events, it is more important than ever for divers to stand up for the protection of their precious reefs. Ginette Bariteau and the Scuba 6 Eco Diving team in Panama are doing just [...]
Conservationist Chloe Harvey is back with part two of this fantastic three-part series documenting Ginette Bariteau’s incredible journey to improve the way her business deals with the environment.