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REEF Webinars / Fishinars

REEF Webinars / Fishinars

Some call them webinars. We call ’em Fishinars! Fishie fun in the comfort of your own home. Great for first-timers or those wanting a review. These short, free webinars will teach you the finer points of identifying fish and invertebrates underwater. We use common names, not scientific names, and focus on how to ID each critter. Fishinars help divers learn how to become citizen scientists and help monitor marine life on their recreational dives. Data gathered goes into … Read entire article »

Filed under: Artificial Reefs, Dive Planner, Diver, Divetalking, Earth, Education, Featured, Fish, Grouper, ocean, Preservation, Quiz, Reefs, Reference, Sharks, Training, Tuna, Turtles

MIDWAY – Can you answer: Why?

Divetalking has posted on this subject before but we thought the importance of its message should be shared as a reminder, once again. Please spend a moment of your time to watch this short video of the impact we have on this planet. Can you, will you step forward to speak up? Will anything you say or do matter? MIDWAY a Message from the Gyre : a short film by Chris Jordan from Midway on Vimeo.     … Read entire article »

Filed under: Conservation, Divetalking, Earth, Education, extinction, Featured, ocean, Photography, Preservation, Recognition, Reference, Report

Understanding the Recreational Dive Planner, RDP

You are searching on the subject of the Recreational Dive Planner also known as the RDP. You found a good source for that information here at Divetalking. In this session, various ways to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables supported by PADI will be displayed. From here on the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables sanctioned by PADI will be called, RDP. Let us first understand that what you are about … Read entire article »

Filed under: Adv. Open Water, Dive Planner, Divemaster, Diver, Divetalking, Education, Featured, General Question, Instructor, Master Diver, ocean, Open Water, RDP, Recreational Dive Planner, Reference, Specialties, Training

Beneath the Sea March 22nd – 24th, 2013

Show Dates Are March 22nd – 24th, 2013 Breaking News 2013 EZine Online Exhibitors Decorators Kit Order Exhibitor Badges Jorge Beale Hyperbaric Medical Scholarship – Deadline March 1, 2013 BTS 2013 Promotional Video Public Safety Diver Marine Careers – Register Today Marine Careers Program Flyer Purchase 2013 Advanced Discounted Tickets by March 8th and Save! 2013 Exhibitors Brochure 2013 Hotel, Air & Auto Information … Read entire article »

Filed under: Convention, Divetalking, Earth, Education, Events, Featured, ocean, Promotions, Reefs, Reference, Report, Summit, Training

Come learn about marine research from the scientists themselves

Filed under: Artificial Reefs, Conservation, Divetalking, Earth, Education, Events, Featured, ocean, Preservation, Reefs, Reference, Training

Those Darn Damsels! Top 12 Damselfish of the Greater Caribbean

Some call them webinars. We call ’em Fishinars! Fishie fun in the comfort of your own home. Great for first-timers or those wanting a review. These short, free webinars will teach you the finer points of identifying fish and invertebrates underwater. We use common names, not scientific names, and focus on how to ID each critter. Fishinars help divers learn how to become citizen scientists and help monitor marine life on their recreational dives. Data gathered goes into REEF’s online database to help students, researchers, scientists, etc. Fishinars are open to divers, snorkelers, and devout landlubbers alike. Anyone wanting to know more about our local underwater residents is welcome to join in. You don’t need a microphone or a webcam to be able to participate iPad, iPhone and iPod users – there is a free Citrix … Read entire article »

Filed under: Diver, Earth, Education, Events, Featured, Reefs

Product recall: High-pressure scuba diving air hoses

HIGH-PRESSURE SCUBA DIVING AIR HOSES DETAILS: High-pressure scuba diving air hoses manufactured in Taiwan and imported by A-Plus Marine Supply Inc. of Gulf Breeze, Fla. The hoses were sold at scuba diving retailers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for about $34. They have a black, smooth rubber outer covering and are about 32 to 36 inches long. WHY: The hose, which connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge, can separate, reducing the available air supply to the diver and posing a drowning hazard. INCIDENTS: Three reports of hoses separating, but no injuries have been reported. HOW MANY: About 40. FOR MORE: Contact A-Plus Marine by telephone at 800-352-2360, from noon to 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit online at http://www.aplusmarine.com and click the recall notice on High Pressure Braided Hose … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alert, Divetalking, Products, Recall

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