Have You Heard of Ghost Fishing?

Threat of Ghost Fishing Nets and How Can We Help

Ghost fishing has received much attention in the past couple of years, especially due to the way it threatens marine animals. People have been leaving discarded fishing gear in water bodies for a long period of time. Both marine animals as well as birds can get trapped in these fishing lines. They also tend to swallow all the fishing related debris, which can lead towards injuries and distress in the long run. Some of them might have to experience painful deaths after suffering for several hours.

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Shower In The Plastic Rain Microbeads

Micro-beads and why they should be banned.

Did you brush your teeth with minty toothpaste this morning or wash your body with certain body wash or face soap?  Unfortunately then, you may have exposed yourself to a polluting plastic, which is known as micro-beads. It has been identified that a large number of personal care products that are available in the market contain a considerable percentage of minuscule plastic balls, which are known as micro-beads.

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Bintang: Bali’s favorite beer

Bintang The Beer To Drink

Once you set foot on the island of Bali, a couple of things will welcome you and accompany you during your stay – the hot tropical sun, greenery, cheerful people and the red star signs – the unmistakable signal that this place serves the famous Bintang beer. You will see the stars all over the island: restaurant and coffee entrances, shiny street signs and even on singlets and t-shirts worn by many of the tourists across Bali.
 

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Plastic Waste in Bali

Tips How to Use less Plastic and Reduce Plastic Waste in Padangbai
 

Whether on land or in the ocean, the sad truth is that the plastic waste has become a pandemic. This is not a problem that you or anybody else can solve single-handedly, but everyone has the power to make a small difference. Small efforts of individuals to use less plastic will accumulate and combined could create a profound positive effect. Join the movement, try out these simple tips and boost your karma.

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What you need to know about Bali’s day of silence

Bali Nyepi Day 2017 – A Day of Silence

Imagine a day when everything falls silent; you don’t hear any traffic in the streets, no loud TV from your neighbor’s flat. You don’t need to rush to work nor to the supermarket. In fact you are not rushing anywhere. Today you are staying at home with your family and loved ones, using the time to rest and contemplate.

Too good to be true? Well, a day like this does become reality once a year on the island of Bali. It’s called Nyepi, and for Balinese Hindus it is one of the most important of celebrations. However, it comes with a number of rules that should be followed carefully.

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ARE WOMEN BETTER SCUBA DIVERS THAN MEN?

Girls and Scuba Diving 

For many years, women have been the minority in the diving society. One of the main reasons is that scuba diving equipment has been traditionally designed to fit a man’s body. Although it doesn’t sound too much of an obstacle, it does actually create unequal chance for potential women divers. Even in the navy, most divers are men. Recent discoveries, however, suggest that men are not necessarily better divers than women.

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Raja Ampat the Amazon of Oceania with OK Divers

Diving in Raja Amapat Papua

Jacques Yves Cousteau once said “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever." Everybody who has ever dived Raja Ampat will definitely understand where he was coming from. Raja Ampat casts a spell on all who visit – scientists, photographers, novice and experienced divers too. This realm of the marine beauty consists of groups of majestic islands, located in the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s Papuan Bird’s Head Seascape. Exactly in the heart of the coral triangle, the most bio-diverse marine region on earth.

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