Dive Pro? Enter Deepblu’s Dive Like A Pro 2 Competition
Deepblu has launched a new contest for dive pros, Dive Like A Pro 2. For those who missed the first one, in which ten pairs of COSMIQ dive computers were up for grabs, here comes another quick, easy chance to win.
The company has teamed up with Shearwater Research and Taveuni Dive Resort and the grand prize winner of the new drawing will be headed to Fiji for an all-inclusive dive holiday at Taveuni Dive Resort. The prize includes airfare of up to $3,000USD to and from the island, five nights stay at the resort (a value of $6,000USD), and three days of diving, which includes six tanks. The lucky dive pro will also be receiving a Shearwater Petrel 2, which can be used with the Deepblu Connect feature to seamlessly upload dive memories to the app.
The winner of the trip will also be featured in a Deepblu Diver Spotlight, a great way to build their online presence in which the team at Deepblu will interview them about subjects such as their expertise, their favorite spots, and their Fiji dive getaway.
For those who don’t take home the grand prize, there’s plenty more that’s being given away. The runner-up will receive a Shearwater NERD 2, a near-eye remote display computer that is “rebreather tested, recreational requested.” Third, Fourth, and Fifth place winners will get a Deepblu COSMIQ Dive Computer, the flagship device of the Deepblu brand. Another ten entrants will take home unique Deepblu quick-dry towels.
With so much to give away, and absolutely no risk to the user, enter today. Get certified, get validating, and if you’re lucky, get to Fiji. Dive in one of the best dive destinations in the world. The contest runs from November 15 2017 until January 5 2018.
Join now at https://goo.gl/Sr4SLD.
Midlands Diving Chamber donates £20k to Bite-Back
Hyperbaric and dive medical experts, Midlands Diving Chamber (MDC), has underpinned its long-term support of Bite-Back Shark & Marine Conservation with a one-off donation of £20,000, as the Rugby-based diving doctors wind down the charitable side of its operation.
The donation represents the single biggest financial contribution made to Bite-Back, delivering a huge boost to its campaigns to end the UK trade in shark products.
Spokesperson for Midlands Diving Chamber, Sally Cartwright, said: “For years we’ve admired and supported the ground-breaking work that Bite-Back is doing to save, protect and celebrate sharks. It’s a genuine pleasure to help ensure it stays at the forefront of shark conservation in the UK.”
Midland Diving Chamber first supported the charity at the inaugural Bite-Back at Cancer event in 2007 and then annually for the next six years. It even hosted its own James Bond-themed party on the Thames to fundraise for the marine NGO.
Campaign director for Bite-Back, Graham Buckingham, said: “We can’t thank MDC enough for its continued support and now for this massive contribution to our pioneering shark conservation campaigns. It makes us very proud that the country’s premier diving medical experts have chosen to back our campaigns that extend from parliament to primary schools. This financial windfall will allow us to continue to lead the shark conservation agenda in the UK and deliver measurable shark conservation breakthroughs to keep the oceans healthy.”
Bite-Back’s No Fin To Declare campaign to end the UK’s import and export of shark fins is now just months away from achieving Royal Ascent into law and, earlier this month it launched a free 56-page teaching resource for Key Stage 2 & 3 students on the importance of sharks and the threats they face.
Midlands Diving Chamber is based at St. Cross Hospital in Rugby and operates a hyperbaric decompression chamber offering NHS funded recompression to divers with Decompression Illness (DCI) together with other Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) treatments. Any diver with medical concerns should contact MDC on either 01788 579 555 or 07931 472 602.
Find out more about Bite-Back at http://www.bite-back.com/
Marine Life & Conservation
Watch The Real Watergate from Live Ocean Foundation (Trailer)
Sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke established Live Ocean Foundation out of their deep concern for health of the ocean and the life in it. Through their sport they champion action for the ocean, taking this message to the world.
Many of the issues the ocean faces are out of sight, but the science is clear, the ocean is in crises from multiple stressors; climate change, pollution and over-fishing. We’re not moving fast enough, not even close.
Live Ocean Foundation supports exceptional marine scientists, innovators and communicators who play a vital role in the fight for a healthy future.
Thanks to generous core donors who cover their operating costs, 100% of public donations go directly towards the marine conservation projects they support.
Find out more at https://liveocean.com/foundation/
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