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Our mission for the last 25+ years has been to inspire, educate and inform the global diving community. Our independent journalism, groundbreaking community, award-winning podcast, and inspiring social content has been at the forefront of bringing the diving community together whether you are a Freediver, Scuba Diver, Ocean Advocate or passionate Traveller who loves Diving.
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- Where is my money actually going Your financial contribution helps pay for the writers, editors, photographers, and staff who all play a part in making DeeperBlue.com’s content and community worthy of your time.
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- How is COVID-19 impacting DeeperBlue.com As an independent media company, we are especially poised to be nimble. DeeperBlue.com has weathered setbacks and overcome all kinds of obstacles since 1996. This is certainly a unique time in history, with hundreds of thousands of small businesses under threat. However, we have taken preventative measures to save on expenses and position ourselves for success when the economy begins to turn around.
- Why are you asking for contributions? All good journalism is expensive, and the volatility of display ads is unpredictable. DeeperBlue.com aims to inspire people from all walks of life to learn about diving and the beauty of the underwater world, so we want our stories to remain accessible to everyone. Reader contributions will help us sustain that mission.
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