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Photo Credit: Sharks4kids We are excited to announce our JAWsome webinars for March Hope you can DIVE IN with us! You must have the FREE version of Zoom to watch March 2021 ( EST-FL/NY) Mon March 8, 3 pm EST: How to Draw a Sawshark with Dr. Julius Csotonyi Tues March 16,10 am EST: Swimming with Giants: The Mysterious Basking Shark with Dr. Isla Hodgson Tues March 23, 10 am EST: Wildlife Filming for Conservation with Lizzie Daly Tues March 30, 10 am: EST The Ocean Starts Beneath Your Feet with Jill Heinerth Make sure to also check out our…

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Join us for another Virtual Open Day on Saturday the 20th of March 2021! This time around, in honour of Women’s History Month this March and International Women’s Day on 8 March, we’ll be focusing on gender equality. As such, we will be joined by different female experts, staff, and past volunteers to answer your questions and talk about their experiences. Talks and presentations on the day will cover our conservation and community development focused programs, as well as GVI’s impact, career development, volunteering with GVI, our mission, our goals and our online courses. Specifically, our field staff from Thailand and…

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Another lockdown means another aquarium closure for the National Marine Aquarium located in the Ocean City of Britain, Plymouth. Our amazing staff are still working to ensure that our animals are looked after and kept happy. We are testing paying Facebook Live events, where you can meet some of our animals LIVE! to try to raise some funds for our charity. Join us on Wednesday 17 February at 12 pm, where our team will introduce you to some of our incredible animals in our Plymouth Sound exhibit, including our Rockpool feeding time for our baby shark nursery. You can ask…

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Photo Credit: Jill Heinerth Underwater Photography with Jill Heinerth. This event has three sessions. Did you ever wonder how the top professionals capture amazing underwater pictures? Jill Heinerth, Fellow of the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences and International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, shares her secrets, techniques and expedition experiences to help you improve your ability to capture compelling underwater images. Description In this workshop, work with Jill Heinerth, celebrated underwater photographer and veteran explorer, to enhance your underwater photography skills in a small-group setting. In each of three sessions, Jill will offer a dynamic multimedia presentation followed by an intimate…

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Golden Ticket Raffle on sale now!  Live Auction * Keynote Speaker* Action-Packed One-Hour Event – February 20, 2021 8pm – 9pm To reach as many people as possible, the Dive Pirates Foundation moved its annual Dive Pirates Ball online for a one-hour event to include a live auction, registration giveaway, trip raffle and much more as it continues its mission to celebrate life after injury through adaptive scuba diving.   “We are thrilled to meet our recipients and chapters where they are now, all across the country, as well as our friends and family around the world as we find…

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Purple Turtle Diving Limited presents; Phil Short speaking about aircraft archeology. Many aircraft ditches were lost in wartime in the oceans of the world, and crews were lost. Using Maritime Archeology techniques, teams survey and excavate sites in order to retrieve the MIA/KIA crew for respectful burial to return to their families. Phil Short will speak about two projects that he oversaw as the DSO of Lund University in Croatia, and other aircraft sites around the world and some closer to home. For over 30 years, Phil Short has been diving professionally, recording over 6000 dives and 7000+ hours underwater.…

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Live on Facebook February 6, 2021 @ 12:00 EST, Cristina Zenato is presenting What Does The Giraffe Say Media. Cristina will be talking about her work advocating for exploration, education and conservation of our oceans and its inhabitants. About Cristina Cristina is a shark behaviourist & conservationist, PADI Course Director, full cave instructor and explorer. Teaching and sharing are the core of her work. In the African rain forest, Cristina was born and grew up and developed a love for the outdoors and the wilderness. She developed an equal love for the oceans through her family and was always attracted…

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Photo Credit: Sharks4Kids DIVE IN WITH US: February 2021 Shark4Kids are excited to announce our JAWsome webinars for February. Hope you can DIVE IN with us! You must have the FREE version of Zoom to watch. Our February Lineup: Tues Feb 2, 1 pm EST: Our Blue World with Shane Gross Tues Feb 9,10 am EST: Tourism and Nurse Sharks with Carlee Jackson Tues Feb 16, 1 pm EST: Farming Corals for the Future with Alannah Vellacott Tues 23, 1 pm EST: The Mysterious Manta Rays of Florida with Jessica Pate Visit https://www.sharks4kids.com/webinars for information on speakers, age-range and the…

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Jill Heinerth will host an Explorers Club presentation on exceptional cave diving and the science team responsible for the discovery of an underwater ice age ochre mine in Mexico on January 11, 2021. Join us for a fascinating evening learning about underwater caves and ancient ocher deposit mining activity on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Researchers researching the La Mina subterranean site will share their findings on the prehistory of the area, investigating the site’s discovery and record, and using the mineral pigment ocher in Pleistocene-Holocene communities. More than 10 collections of Paleo-American human remains have been discovered in the…

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This online workshop is about capacity building and harmonization of scientific diving in Europe – Issues of Training Framework for Scientific Diving. In this part of the online workshop, we will focus on scientific diving training and the way it affects our perception of SD, our professional lives and how we can work towards a unified SD training framework. We will comment on the current landscape, we will discuss the basic features of SD and how they are represented in training courses and finally, we will look for ways to move towards harmonization. Details Presented by DAN Europe December 16,…

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