Tag: scuba diving

October 3, 2009 Staff Writer 0

Palau Announces Plans for Shark Sanctuary

During the recent United Nations meetings, the President of Palau, made a bold announcement - his country is creating the world’s first shark sanctuary. The goal is to protect endangered species by banning all commercial shark fishing within its territorial waters. (more…)

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July 16, 2009 Staff Writer 0

Diveheart Hosts Inspiring Week at Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College was once again the destination for a group of inspirational adventurers seeking to overcome disabilities through the healing powers of diving.  Diveheart, a Chicago-based non-profit, organized the trip to FKCC’s James E. Lockwood Jr. School of Diving and Underwater Technology last week.  The enthusiastic participants from…

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July 15, 2009 Staff Writer 0

Applications Being Accepted for Zale Parry Scholarship

The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Zale Parry Scholarship. The Zale Parry Scholarship annually awards $2000.00 plus $500.00 stipend towards travel expenses to the The Scholarship presentation site to deserving individuals. Candidates eligible for the scholarship are college…

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May 26, 2009 DiverWire Staff 0

DAN Challenges Divers: 10,000 Dives in 2009

DURHAM, NC –  Memorial Day no longer means just a three-day weekend; it marks the start of the annual PDE Extravaganza, DAN’s celebration of Project Dive Exploration, the most extensive (and ongoing) study of recreational diving ever conducted. This Memorial Day was no exception – PDE Extravaganza 2009 is under…

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May 18, 2009 DiverWire Staff 0

Academy of Scuba Opens Training Facility

PRESS RELEASEFriday, May 15, 2009  The Academy of Scuba today announced that it has officially opened a training facility in Phoenix Arizona.  The Academy of Scuba’s new facility is located (North Central) off Happy Valley Road and 20th Avenue.  The Training Facility’s address is 2060 W. Whispering Wind Drive, Suite 264,…

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