Tag Archives: scuba

LOCAL DIVING

It’s been almost two months since I’ve last been in the water; nevertheless today’s dive was pretty delightful. Although the local dive sites do not have a good reputation for its visibility, it was not the case today. I’m actually … Continue reading

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SHARKS

When I first started diving, I was terrified of encountering a blood thirsty Shark, thinking it might be my first and last meeting with a cold-blooded creature. My mind was filled with images and stories characterized by the media. Sharks … Continue reading

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ALIVE AND BREATHING

A year ago, I did a presentation about the ocean in Chiang Mai. This was after I became an Advanced Open Water diver and started doing some more research about my new found passion. What I found was disturbing. I … Continue reading

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JELLYFISH

Many coastal areas around the world struggle with jellyfish blooms and it appears to be related to our impact on the oceans. In some areas jellyfish are an invasive species, especially in over-fished parts of the world. These blooms usually … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL AND DEADLY

Lately on my dives, I have seen countless numbers of lionfish. Lionfish also known as Pterois, are very venomous. They release nitric oxide which effects the contractions of the heart muscles and can be especially dangerous to divers. Their venomous … Continue reading

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