Hot on the heels of the success that we reported last week about Shark Savers Campaign to Stop Shrk Fin Soup, just in is news that China bans shark fin dinners for officials!!
We like Shark Savers and we think that you should too. We just received their 2013 end-of-year summary, here is an extract about their Shark Fin Soup campaign.
Lots of excitement in Bunaken this week as usual, both in and out of the water! Initially, my week started off on a bad note with visa issues. Let this be a note to all who are doing their Divemaster course, get your visa renewal done early. I had thought that it would be a…
This week we saw 5 Mola Mola on 1 dive in Lembongan so I thought that I would find out what a Mola Mola is, and the first thing I discovered is that the Mola Mola is the heaviest bony fish in the world!! (sharks and rays can be heavier, but they’re cartilaginous fish). The…
Weekly round-up: hairy octopus in Lembeh, a great photo of a Giant Flathead from Bunaken, and Molas still being seen in Lembongan. Plus we have just announced our Special Offers for next year Jan-Mar, and we found a great deal to get PADI to pay for some conservation! Happy diving!
We have been seeing Hairy Octopus on a few sites recently, and are certainly seeing more at the moment that at any other time, so what is a hairy octopus?
Padi has a contest for new Dive Masters. To enter you have to have just finished your DMT, so I will have to wait a couple of weeks to send this in,, but I thought I might share it with all of you in the meantime.
From Lembeh to Bunaken, my DMT course has been wonderful. Dani started off my course in Lembeh with Search and Recovery as well as Wreck Diving, two of the included specialties. Search and Recovery was as it sounds, but Wreck Diving was like no other diving I have ever experienced.