Category: Eco

Plastic free sunscreen Amazinc

Plastic-free & Reef-safe: finally, the sunscreen I was waiting for!

Becoming the ultimate responsible diver is not an easy quest as I detailed in a post of my diving blog where I was listing the things I could do better and the ones that still represented a challenge. However, the good news is, as the interest in embracing a more sustainable lifestyle grows, new solutions appear. Finding a sunscreen brand in shops that would

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Successes & failures of an aspiring responsible diver

We all heard it from our first Open Water class “Only leave bubbles”. Scuba divers have the incredible privilege to witness the beauty of the 71% of the planet that most people will never see. We are a crowd aware of the fragility of our environment with repeated coral bleaching events and marine life choking on plastic. However, to be a responsible diver, the

How I almost gave up writing about Ocean Conservation

Do you know the legend of the hummingbird? One day a terrible fire broke out in a forest. Frightened, all the animals fled their homes and ran out of the forest. As they came to the edge of a stream, they stopped to watch the fire and they were feeling very discouraged and powerless. They were all bemoaning the destruction of their homes. Every

How I became a Citizen Scientist with “Capturing our Coast” in Scotland

It all started with a post from Bangor University, Wales, shared by a friend on Facebook. The post was saying “WANTED: budding scientists to capture our coast. If you have a passion for the UK’s coastline, you are invited to help make history by being part of the largest coastal marine citizen science project ever undertaken.” With my diving experience in Scotland and marine