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The Scuba Diving Resource Newsletter #12
We are all about Scuba Diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
TRAVEL    ART     CULTURE    CONSERVATION    FASHION
These Ethereal Beings Are Known As SEA ANGELS
and they are quite magnificent.
Flapping its wings, this tiny translucent creature makes its way through the water like some mystical being from the spirit realm. No wonder they are called Sea Angels.

These guys aren’t really otherworldly, though. They are actually small swimming sea slugs that span six different families, similar to Nudibranchs.

MORE ABOUT SEA ANGEL
PACK Your Bags – TURKS & CAICOS
Excellent visibility (up to 200 feet), walls,  wrecks, pristine reefs, abundant tropical flora and fauna, fish and other marine life, quality diving services and easy conditions make the Turks and Caicos Islands a world class diving destination.  
 Don’t forget
, you can see Humpback Whales January through March.
The three islands generally visited by divers – Grand TurkSalt Cay, Providenciales – have three distinct personalities, but share one trait: awesome wall diving.        LEARN MORE
 
WIN A FABULOUS DIVE TRIP TO THE GEM OF BELIZE
St George’s Caye Resort - Paradise is Closer than You Think.

Every Month Thru April, 2017  One Lucky Person Will Win:  SIX EASY WAYS TO ENTER TO WIN. MULTIPLE WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES. Enter Once and Be Eligible to Win thru entire Giveaway.

HERE'S HOW
TRAVEL SMART - Improve Your Safety When Traveling Overseas
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Traveling abroad can offer enriching and fulfilling experiences at every turn. After all, you get the chance to dive wonderful places, try new foods, discover exciting cultures and meet people from all walks of life. But as gratifying as taking an international trip can be, it can also be stressful and even a little scary, especially in today's insecure times. 

Stay prepared by following these nine steps to maximize safety when traveling abroad.

9 STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SAFETY
Turquoise Bay Resort and Subway Watersports are excited to announce the appointment of Phillip Hetherington as their new PADI Course Director. 
The IDC's will focus on exceptional training at Subway’s world class facility, job placement assistance, and a new “Go Pro Green" initiative. With this new focus, Subway Watersports establishes itself as a go-to destination in the Caribbean for candidates of all levels interested in PADI Professional development. MORE INFO
 
MOJITOS and SHRIMP COME TOGETHER 

Simple to make and quick to cook, these snappy shrimp are inspired by the cocktail of the same name, and the marinade includes many of the same ingredients.

Because the acid in the lime juice can “cook” the shrimp, only marinate them for 10 minutes before cooking, Otherwise, they’ll become rubbery. 

RECIPE

VIDEO  FEATURE - 'The Cephalopods of Puerto Galera'

Cephalopods are the most intelligent, most mobile, and the largest of all molluscs. Squid, octopuses, cuttlefish, the chambered nautilus, and their relatives display remarkable diversity in size and lifestyle with adaptations for predation, locomotion, disguise, and communication....Enjoy the wonderful species of Cephalopods in the waters of Puerto Galera, Philippines.  Courtesy of Marco Vincent Dive Resort.   VIEW VIDEO 

Fall Fitness for Divers

By Gretchen M. Ashton

The seasons are changing around the globe. In the northern hemisphere temperatures are getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are changing color and falling from the trees. In the southern hemisphere spring is beginning. During changes in seasons some of the best outdoor temperatures for comfortable exercise occur. Whether breaking out of a cold winter into the freshness of spring or escaping summer heat into the crispness of autumn, divers can enjoy an abundance of outdoor fitness and wellness activities. 

FALL FITNESS TIPS

Indonesia Busts Wildlife Trafficking Ring 

and Releases Captive Whale Sharks.

Indonesian authorities just raided a major supplier of illegal marine megafauna in the remote Indonesian province of Maluku, discovering two illegally captured whale sharks which they released back into the wild. But there may be many more such cases in the Coral Triangle, as ocean theme parks in China and parts of Southeast Asia increase and seek out unique species to attract visitors.

FULL REPORT  by Award winning photojournalist Paul Hilton

Looking for an amazing Scuba Diving Destination?

Whether you’re an experienced scuba diver or planning your very first dive holiday, we know every diver has his own individual criteria and wish list. Choosing a scuba diving destination is as unique as each diver. Luckily there are so many dive spots around the world that it’s possible for every diver to find the ideal trip.

Here are few important questions you should ask yourself to help you find the perfect diving destinations for your scuba diving trip.
 

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