Sunscreens And The Health of Coral Reefs In Padangbai

How your sunscreen affects marine life

Sunscreen is an effective way to prevent the negative effects of ultraviolet radiation from the sun. It reduces the risk of undesirable skin conditions such as sunburn and skin cancer. Some manufacturers also suggest that you need to re-apply sunscreen after your body makes a longer contact with water. Sweat can also reduce sunscreen’s efficacy so re-applying is a safe way to make sure you are well protected under the heat.

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Get Married While Scuba Diving

Say “I Do” Underwater

A wedding is meant to be one of the most special occasions in one’s life, and it is not surprising that the preparation alone can take many months. Some also choose to go the great length for the sake of making the day not only memorable but also distinguishable from everybody else’s. An underwater wedding has it all!  With a little extra preparation, an underwater wedding is a unique, fun way to say “I Do!” .
 

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Rookie Scuba Diving Mistakes

Avoid these mistakes when diving in Padangbai

Everyone starts from being a beginner at something. Smart beginners learn about some common mistakes that their fellow rookies tend to make and develop their skills at a more rapid pace than others. In scuba diving, regardless of how often the instructor gives explanation, some rookies are persistent at making the same mistakes. Avoid the following blunders to master basic diving skills and advance your level.

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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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How To Avoid Motion Sickness

Why do divers get sea-sick?

An upset stomach can make an otherwise enjoyable journey into something horrible. Nausea followed by vomiting in such case is a condition medically known as motion sickness. It is not a dangerous condition, but can cause great discomfort particularly for those who travel often. Motion sickness is most common with children (between 2 and 5 years old), women, and senior citizens, however it can actually happen to anyone depending on the circumstances of the trip.

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6 Great Reasons You Should Learn To Dive On a Gap Year

Gap years are a fun and valuable learning experience for all involved, with life skills acquired which could see you through a challenging period in the future. While diving certainly isn’t a skill which falls into that bracket in and of itself, it’s nevertheless something worthwhile getting into. owing to the additional values it offers. Here are six reasons why learning to dive on a gap year is a great idea.

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How to Master Underwater Navigation

Basic Tips To Navigate While Scuba Diving

Proper scuba diving requires you to master a number of techniques including the ability to navigate underwater. When people talk about going underwater to witness the majestic views of marine life, they mainly discuss the preparation of diving equipment, how to maneuver in the water, and how long the breathing technique can help them to postpone resurfacing. Navigation is also an essential factor to determine whether you will love or hate the experience.

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Scuba Diving Under The Triggerfish Attack

How to scuba dive safely

There is one simple rule every diver should know and respect - limit the interactions with the marine life ideally to zero contact. Underwater animals and plants have been there for millions of years, while humans have found home on land. As cute as many of them might look, there are several good reasons why we should not touch or harass marine life. Direct interaction might be allowed (or even necessary) only in case of an official scientific research such as tagging certain fish or during rescue activities.
 

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