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PADI® (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) is the world’s leading diver training organization with more than 6,400 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts across 186 countries. PADI makes underwater exploration and adventure accessible to the public while maintaining the highest industry standards for diver training, safety, education and customer service. More than 133,000 passionate PADI Professionals remain dedicated to introducing new divers to the thrill of scuba diving and enhancing the skills of experienced divers. Issuing nearly one million consumer diver certifications annually, with 25 million certifications since inception, PADI is a global force for ocean conservation and preservation. With every diver certification issued, PADI creates a growing number of ocean ambassadors to help defend and preserve the marine environment for generations to come.

PADI Freediving Taps Expert Instructors to Deliver Top-Notch Apnea Training

PADI Freediving Taps Expert Instructors to Deliver Top-Notch Apnea Training

To Scuba and Back: PADI Freediver Brings Divers Full-Circle

PADI Freediver is helping scuba divers connect with the oceans like never before. Hear two stories, and paths taken, by Michael and Farron

Alison Teal: Worldly, Waterborn, and Now Part of the PADI Freediving Family

PADI Freediver has helped explorer and conservationist Alison Teal become a better freediver, surfer, and advocate for the world’s oceans

PADI Freediver – Explore a New World

We look at how taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is the way to explore beneath the waves.
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Solomon Islands Dive Operators Are Establishing A Formal Association

The Solomon Islands main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a formal representative body: Dive Operators Solomon Islands (DOSI).

David Wilkinson Named 2019 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year

The Divers Alert Network and Rolex announced that Dr. David Wilkinson has been selected as the 2019 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year.

Bikini Atoll What A Blast

Operation Crossroads at the Bikini Atoll was an experiment to determine how navy ships would survive an atomic explosion. Here is some background on the test and the ships that became the Atomic Ghost Fleet

Disneynature’s ‘Dolphin Reef’ Movie To Debut On Disney+

The Walt Disney Company's latest nature documentary, "Dolphin Reef," will make its premiere on the company's new streaming service this coming November.

The Dive Bus Curacao Expands Its Offerings

The Dive Bus Curacao expands its offerings at the Toronto outdoor show and the Beneath the Sea show.