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Orcas threatened by environmental toxin PCB

by DiveSSI - 9th October 2018
Accumulation of long-lasting environmental toxin in killer whale tissuesMore than forty years after the first steps in the ban of…
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Ice-free Arctic: Increased shipping carries incalculable environmental risks

by DiveSSI - 29th September 2017
Heavy oil ban in arctic waters is the only effective measure for the protection of the environment In view of…
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Corals can influence microbes in their environment

by DiveSSI - 17th October 2016
Researchers have discovered that despite their static nature, corals do exert some influence on the microbes in the environment around…
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Environment groups call for more effective marine protection

by DiveSSI - 18th March 2016
German environmental organisations have called for a more effective level of marine protection in the North and Baltic Sea by…
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Current environment spells bad news for coralline red algae

by DiveSSI - 16th February 2016
NGOs call for more rigorous implementation of legislation Elevated levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and increased ocean acidification…
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‘Try SCR’ Rebreather Training – Do Something New!

by DiveSSI - 2nd December 2021
Discover the silence and freedom of rebreather diving without committing to a long course. Join SSI's new and exclusive Try SCR rebreather training program.  This…
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Static vs. Dynamic Apnea – What’s the Difference?

by DiveSSI - 23rd November 2021
Although static and dynamic apnea appears totally contrary to one another at first glance, they can work together to create…
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SSI and Mares Become Shark Trust Patrons

by DiveSSI - 9th November 2021
The Shark Trust has announced Mares and SSI as new Corporate Patrons. Together, we will be creating positive change for…
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Calling All Dive Professionals – Why Choose SSI?

by DiveSSI - 1st November 2021
Being a part of the SSI family as either an SSI Training Center or Professional gives you unparalleled access to…
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11 Top Ways to Help Save Sharks

by DiveSSI - 25th October 2021
As an ocean lover, you know that sharks often get a bad rap. They are largely misrepresented to the public…
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Welcome to Paradise – Bikini Atoll Diving 101

by DiveSSI - 1st October 2021
Sitting in the central Pacific Ocean, the Marshall Islands are a chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls waiting to…
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Mexico’s Best Pt 3 – Guadalupe Diving With Sharks

by DiveSSI - 23rd September 2021
Gin-clear waters and abundant sharks have put Guadalupe firmly on the map as the world’s best place to go cage…
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Explore More – 9 Remote Dive Spots

by DiveSSI - 21st September 2021
From exploring icy Arctic waters to cruising paradise islands few tourists know about, there are some incredible remote dive spots to visit.…
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Deco Diving 101 – What is ‘Time-To-Surface’?

by DiveSSI - 1st September 2021
Scuba diving is a dynamic activity that requires divers to constantly react to changes in their environment. Whilst dive computers…
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The Best Mexico Diving Part 2 – Sea of Cortez

by DiveSSI - 27th August 2021
Offering crystal-clear warm waters teeming with marine life large and small, the Sea of Cortez is an unmissable highlight of…
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The 7 Best SSI Courses To Do With Your Kids

by DiveSSI - 19th August 2021
Summer is well underway, making it the perfect time to gather your family and have some fun! Not sure where…
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How to Become a Professional Mermaid

by DiveSSI - 16th August 2021
Are you ready for an exciting new career? Become a professional mermaid! This lifestyle choice is gaining popularity fast and…
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10 Best Freediving Courses For New Freedivers

by DiveSSI - 5th August 2021
Learning to freedive is an adventure that takes you beyond your limits into a peaceful blue world. It is a lifestyle choice like…
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19 Fun Facts About Sharks

by DiveSSI - 12th July 2021
Whether you love sharks or not, there is no denying these incredible animals are awesome! To celebrate Shark Awareness Day…
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10 Dive Travel Essentials for XR Divers

by DiveSSI - 9th July 2021
Holiday time has finally arrived, and you have a week of XR diving or a place on a technical liveaboard…
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Enrol in SSI Specialty Courses & get a $300 Travel Voucher!

by DiveSSI - 31st May 2021
Ready for your next diving adventure? You can earn a US$300 Travel Voucher from Aggressor Adventures simply by enrolling in…
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New! Marine Guide Recognition Rating for SSI Ecology Experts

by DiveSSI - 31st May 2021
Recognizing our Professionals who are SSI Marine Ecology experts. We are launching a NEW SSI Marine Guide Recognition Rating for…
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Get Ready for World Ocean Day 2021

by DiveSSI - 19th May 2021
World Ocean Day is 8 June! No matter if we live on the coast or far inland, we all need…
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How Learning to Scuba Dive will Change your Life

by DiveSSI - 11th May 2021
Learning to scuba dive is an incredible journey that shifts your perspective in numerous ways. It starts the moment you…
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How to Overcome Diving Panic and Anxiety – Pt II

by DiveSSI - 27th April 2021
In Part II of our diving panic and anxiety series, we look at more great ways to overcome your dive nerves.…
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Maldives Government is NOT Lifting the Shark Fishing Ban.

by DiveSSI - 21st April 2021
A Ministry of Fisheries media statement was released by the Maldives government on 20th April 2021, confirming their shark fishing…
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Earth Day – Help 1 Billion People Restore Our Earth

by DiveSSI - 19th April 2021
The founders of Earth Day are on a mission to empower and expand the global environmental movement – starting with you!…
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The Ultimate Guide To Being An Eco-Diver

by DiveSSI - 15th April 2021
Every diver cares about the environment in some way - a bold yet true statement! No matter what got you…
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The 8 best SSI lifeguard programs for 2021

by DiveSSI - 30th March 2021
If you want to save lives and learn exciting new skills including problem solving and teamwork, become a professional lifeguard.…
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Love shark diving? Dive South Africa’s Western Cape

by DiveSSI - 22nd March 2021
If you are a fan of marine megafauna and sharks, diving in the Western Cape is for you. Located on…
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Get Inspired by Trash Waste Solutions

by DiveSSI - 11th March 2021
Trash Waste Solutions is a young, small non-profit organization founded in 2019 by a group of divers concerned about the…
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Dive Panic: Why it Happens and How to Prevent it.

by DiveSSI - 18th February 2021
I am not a detective and I do not want to suggest what has been the cause of historical and…
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Free SSI Marine Ecology Digital Kit

by DiveSSI - 16th February 2021
SSI offers free SSI Marine Ecology digital kits. Based on the fact that a lot of countries are either once…
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6 Reasons You Should Become a Master Diver

by DiveSSI - 11th February 2021
Earning the rating of SSI Master Diver is the pinnacle of recreational scuba diving. It makes you a better, safer…
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Go Beyond – Extended Range Sidemount Diving

by DiveSSI - 11th January 2021
SSI has long had a Recreational Sidemount Diving specialty program available, but it is only in recent years that the Extended Range…
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10 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Diving Safety

by DiveSSI - 19th November 2020
Diving as a family is one of the most rewarding activities for any avid diver. Not only does scuba diving…
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Hone Your Skills – SSI Extended Range Foundations

by DiveSSI - 3rd November 2020
The SSI Extended Range Foundations program offers divers a unique opportunity to hone their dive skills during focussed confined water…
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What is SSI XR Diving? The Real Story.

by DiveSSI - 9th October 2020
SSI XR training programs offer an exciting pathway for all divers to extend their range of skills and knowledge and…
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‘Where are the best dive sites near me?’

by DiveSSI - 2nd September 2020
On our innovative travel website, MyDiveGuide, we highlight the best local dive sites from countries around the world. Finally, you can answer…
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Updated SSI Classified Diving Program

by DiveSSI - 26th August 2020
SSI is excited to announce that it has updated the entire Classified Diving Program. These updates include new standards, a…
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Sea Survival – How to Safely go Sea Diving

by DiveSSI - 3rd August 2020
With approximately 17,820 kilometers of coastline, the UK has countless opportunities for sea diving and hosts marine environments that rival…
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Join the Blue Oceans community

by DiveSSI - 31st July 2020
While saving our oceans seems like a daunting task, there are things every person can do to help. SSI’s Blue…
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Island Life – How to Make Remote Dive Jobs Work

by DiveSSI - 28th July 2020
Dive jobs at idyllic islands with thriving marine life are the stuff of dive pro dreams. But there are things to consider…
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CCR Diving – Introducing the JJ CCR Rebreather

by DiveSSI - 23rd July 2020
SSI is very happy to announce that they have now added the JJ CCR closed-circuit rebreather to the list of…
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SSI China’s Inspiring World Oceans Day Event

by DiveSSI - 2nd July 2020
As restrictions eased within China throughout June, SSI made big plans to celebrate World Oceans Day this year. In conjunction…
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MySSI – Your One-Stop Shop For All Things Scuba

by DiveSSI - 30th June 2020
The MySSI app is the most comprehensive tool for divers in the industry today. It is an innovative one-stop-shop for…
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The Ultimate Guide To Diving In Chuuk Lagoon

by DiveSSI - 24th June 2020
The shallow, vast and beautiful turquoise waters of Chuuk Lagoon is THE most famous place in the world for wreck…
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8 Reasons Why Freediving Is So Amazing

by DiveSSI - 6th May 2020
Few things can make you feel as free and at one with the world around you as freediving. The act…