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Scuba Diving Resource Newsletter #33
We are all about Scuba Diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
THRESHER SHARKS: The Most Distinguishable Species of Sharks.
Thresher’s are best known for their long and whip-like tail that measures even more than its own body. The thresher shark’s tail is so large that it accounts for 33 percent of the shark’s total body weight.
DID YOU KNOW that Thresher Sharks are known for slaying their prey with their huge tails and are also famous for special jumping techniques and behavior called “breaching” where they jump out of the water and into the air. They are one of the few sharks that are able to fully jump out of the water.
LEARN more about the Thresher Sharks 
PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE: The Coral Triangle 

The Ocean’s Biodiversity Hot Spot is one of the world’s biggest and most important marine regions.  The Triangle is a billion-acre ocean region controlled by Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. It's importance to  the world's oceans can't be downplayed: The region encompasses a full 30 percent of the world's coral and has the highest diversity of corals and fishes in the world. It's a place to know—especially if you're concerned about conservation and coastal communities, which many are. 
Here Are 3 Need-to-Know Facts About the Coral Triangle

U.S. Postal Service to Issue Sharks Forever Stamps
The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the wonder of sharks by issuing the Sharks Forever stamps featuring five species that inhabit American waters — the mako, thresher, great white, hammerhead and whale sharks. Customers may preorder the stamps in early July at usps.com/shop for delivery shortly after the July 26 nationwide issuance.

Mythologized and misunderstood, few creatures capture the imagination as sharks do. With this sheet of 20 stamps, the U.S. Postal Service® showcases five types of these amazing fish, which emerged long before dinosaurs and are now uniquely adapted for their top-predator role in the marine food chain.
MORE on the new Shark Stamp
Featured Diver Beth Watson Shares Some Philippines Photo's
Scuba Diving Puerto Galera by Beth Watson
Photography and scuba diving are Beth’s passions. Adoring the ocean and everything it has to offer, she focuses on capturing images that are unique, creative and thought-provoking. Through her imagery she strives to illustrate the beauty and wonders of the sea, hoping it will inspire others to conserve and preserve our ocean environment.
MORE Photos by Beth Watson taken while staying at El Galleon Resort and diving with Asia Divers , Puerto Galera Philippines
PAPUA EXPLORERS RESORT – Raja Ampat, Indonesia  

At the heart of  Raja Ampat is Papua Explorers Resort:  Connecting people to Nature, Breathtaking Scenery, Extraordinary Biodiversity Majestic Creatures, Unique Interactions, Amazing People, Eco Friendly.
To dive in Raja Ampat is breathtakingly spectacular and truly unforgettable. Lying in the heart of the Coral Triangle. Raja Ampat holds the prestigious title as the most marine bio-diverse place on earth.
MORE on Papua Explorers
Photo By: Calvin Tang

Coral Reefs Are More Than Beautiful, They Are......

fascinating ecosystems, and of important to all of life on Earth. And directly support a marine ecosystem, but it also provides important benefits for mankind.
Coral reefs teem with life, covering less than one percent of the ocean floor, but supporting about 25 percent of all marine creatures.  However, threats to their existence abound, and scientists estimate that human factors—such as pollution, global warming, and sedimentation—could kill 30 percent of the existing reefs in the next 30 years. 
LEARN MORE Amazing Things About Coral Reefs!

The MONKEY LALA ?    A Roatan Classic

When you hear ‘monkey la-la’, what pops into your head? Maybe a funky dance move, or a fancy gorilla?  It seems that every tropical island has their own special frozen blended drink to call their own… picture pina coladas, strawberry daquiris, margaritas. On Roatan, it’s the monkey la-la.
Every bartender on Roatan has their own special monkey la-la recipe. Most involve some variant of the following ingredients blended together: Vodka, Dark Rum, Coffee Liqueur, Coconut Cream, Milk, Vanilla Ice Cream.
Cocoview Resort Recipe

The BENEFITS Of GROUP TRAVEL

Share your adventure with like-minded travelers & explore the world in a fun, safe way with expert tour leaders & guides. Travel solo or with a loved one!

Group Dive Travel makes these things easy and allows you to maximize your precious time off. Instead of worrying about logistics, you can focus all your energy on having the experience of a lifetime.  BENEFIT

                                                       Group Trip Opportunities
Dive with Marco Vincent Resort, Puerto Galera, Philippines

South Forgotten Islands Cruise aboard the Arenui

Explore Wakatobi’s Waters in Expert Company
 
Bucket List Trip Aboard the Palau Aggressor!
 
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Solomon Islands 2nd Annual Dive Fest, October 2-7, 2017

In celebration of the magnificent diving experiences the Solomon Islands has to offer the international dive community, the 2nd Annual Solomon Dive Fest 2017 will take place in the country’s Western Province from October 2-7 2017.  Hosted locally by Dive Gizo, SIDE Dive Munda and SIDE MV Taka, dive excursions, cultural activities, photographic competitions, and workshops have all been combined into one very special event with focus given to two of the Solomon Islands’ best dive locales - Munda and Gizo.
In addition, divers can also enter DivePlanit.com’s dive competition for a chance to win a spot for FREE & automatically win a $300 Dive Fest Travel Voucher
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