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How to Get Started Diving

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Maybe you saw a cool instagram, maybe you’re going to a resort that offers diving, maybe one of your friends is begging you to go with them: whatever the reason, you want to get into scuba diving. Before you jump into the water, there are many steps you need to go through to get your certification and make sure you’re prepared. It’s an awesome world down there, but you want to be safe while exploring it! Do Your Research It is important to understand what you are getting into. Scuba diving is an incredible experience, but comes with some inherent...

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5 Cold Water Scuba Destinations

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5 Cold Water Scuba Destinations

  When most people think of scuba diving, they think of sandy beaches and 95 ℉ weather. While tropical waters certainly have their fair share of beautiful dive locations, if you overlook colder spots, you’ll miss out on some amazing views. Cooler waters are home to different species of marine life and corals that you wouldn’t be able to explore in the tropics. Here are five cold water scuba destinations to check out when you want some variety in your diving life.   1. British Columbia, Canada The water in British Columbia averages around 50℉. These waters are home to...

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6 Ways You Didn't Know You Were Harming the Environment (And How You Can Stop)

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6 Ways You Didn't Know You Were Harming the Environment (And How You Can Stop)

We know we should recycle, we know should carpool, and we know we should shut off our electronics. For the most part, we know the habits that can minimize our impact on the environment. But what about the things we don’t even realize are hurting the earth? Here are six daily things that can be harmful to the ecosystem -- and how you can stop doing them. Using Takeout Utensils & Chopsticks When you order your delivery chinese food, you may not be thinking about the impact that your utensils may have on the environment. Plastic forks and knives contribute...

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What's in Your Sunscreen?

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What's in Your Sunscreen?

Mineral V. Chemical Sunscreen Making the switch to mineral sunscreen is easy once you see the difference in ingredients between mineral and chemical formulas! Even those of us using mineral sunscreen for a while, or our whole lives, could use a refresher on why the ingredients are different sometimes! Check out the differences below.   

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5 Places to Dive With Manta Rays

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5 Places to Dive With Manta Rays

For their gigantic size, Manta Rays are one of the most harmless creatures that a diver can swim with. They can reach a remarkable 8 meters across and weigh almost 2 tons! Manta Rays are incredibly graceful swimmers and often very curious about their diving friends. This may be due to their brain-to-body ratio, which is the highest among rays and sharks. If you’re lucky, you may even see them breach--Manta Rays can jump up to 7 feet above the water. Every diver should experience swimming with these majestic creatures, and these 5 diving spots are a great place to...

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